PORT ALLEGANY - Charlene E. "Charlie" Caulkins, 62, formerly of Port Allegany and Dumfries, Va., passed away Sunday (May 17, 2015) in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Born Sept. 22, 1952, she was a daughter of Joyce M. Caulkins of Port Allegany.
Charlene was a resident of the area for many years, and a graduate of Port Allegany High School, Class of 1970. After graduating, she started her federal career in Washington, D.C., with the Navy Postal Service, CNO Executive Panel, and deputy chief of Naval Operations for Logistics.
Between positions in the Navy, she worked with the Small Business Administration. Charlie finished her federal career with the Department of Energy, where she supported several different organizations, including a tour in the Office of the Secretary. She retired in 2009 with almost 40 years of dedicated service.
She enjoyed her cats and knitting.
She is survived by an uncle, Keith Caulkins Sr. of Hugo, Colo.; an aunt, Frances Caulkins of Port Allegany; and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Joyce; grandparents, Guy and Vanetta Caulkins; an uncle, Gerald Caulkins; and an aunt, Marjorie Bosnick.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Card Creek Cemetery, Roulette.
Local arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.
Switzer Funeral Home
77 Willow St
Port Allegany, PA 16743
Published in The Bradford Era from July 22 to July 29, 2015