Charles W. Kohl Jr., 60, a resident of Nanticoke, passed away Friday afternoon, Aug. 2, 2013, at his residence.
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He was born in Kingston on July 18, 1953, a son of Adele Grablesky Kohl and the late Charles W. Kohl Sr. Charles was a graduate of the Central Catholic High School and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Lewis University in Illinois. He had been employed by Johnson & Johnson Co. as a pharmaceutical technician in California and Illinois.
He was a member of St. Mary Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Dorrance Corners in Wapwallopen. Charles was an avid model train enthusiast and enjoyed repairing and restoring model trains.
He has been preceded in death by his father, Charles W. Kohl Sr., in 2012.
Surviving are his mother, Adele Grablesky Kohl, Wapwallopen; brother, Peter Kohl and his wife, Jina, Mountain Top; sisters, Carol Wells and her husband, Richard, Wyomissing; and Christine Kohl, Wapwallopen; nieces and nephews, Sean Kohl, Annie Strasser, Rachael Kohl, Sydney Kohl and Rhiana Wells.
Family and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mary Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Dorrance Corners, Wapwallopen, with the Rev. J. Duane Gavitt as celebrant. Interment will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
In memory of Charles, donations may be made to the
, 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting Charles's obituary at www.natandgawlasfunralhome.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Aug. 4, 2013