Charles Fredenburg was born on January 7,1936 in New Milford, Pa. He was raised in Moravia, New York, in the Finger Lakes region. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps
from 1953 to 1957 and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He studied engineering at The Ohio State University
and graduated from Elmhurst College with a degree in business administration. He later completed graduate work at Northern Illinois University. Charles moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1966. He married and raised his family there and worked as an engineer at Edax Corporation and later North American Phillips. He formed his own construction company in 1979 and worked in multi family, residential, and commercial construction as Cahill Enterprises for over 25 years. He retired in 1996. He moved to Princeton Junction, New Jersey in 1998 with his wife. Charles is survived by his wife Lila, three children, Mark (Sandy) of Belvidere, Illinois, Julie Gonzales (Danny) of Wood Dale, Illinois ,Jennifer Jennings (Douglas) of Homer, New York, his stepchildren Camille (James) Licklider of Chicago, Illinois and Christian Anderson of Santa Monica, California. He was predeceased by his beloved son Eric Fredenburg in 2007. He is also survived by his grandchildren Jacqueline Meacham, Rebecca Fredenburg, Laura Nearing, Sam Nearing, Hannah Jennings, Madeleine Jennings, Jonas Licklider, Colin Licklider and his great granddaughter, Eliza Meacham. A memorial service will be held at the Princeton University Chapel on April 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm. A reception will be held immediately following the service at 339 Clarksville Road, Princeton Junction, New Jersey. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his memory to the
or to the Salvation Army.