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Charles William "Shortie" Semans

1930 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Charles William "Shortie" Semans Obituary
Charles William Semans, "Shortie" passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014 surrounded by his loving family in Christiana Hospital. Born on February 17, 1930 to Bessie and Harry Semans of Magnolia, DE, Charlie was an active individual who was always on the go. Charlie was retired from the Caesar Rodney School District where he had been a custodian for 30 years. He was also a custodian for the Camden-Wyoming Post Office for ten years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a lifelong member of the Camden-Wyoming Fire Department, extremely active in Caesar Rodney schools clubs, the Harrington Moose Lodge, and the VCF Ruritan Club of Viola. Charlie loved the outdoors, gardening, and his family. He was a handy-man that was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need.

Charlie is preceded in death by his parents, Bessie and Harry, five brothers, Louis, John, Oliver, Jerry, and Edward, his son George and his wife Doris. He is survived by his children, Maria and Mark Riley of Johnsonburg, PA, Sherry Semans of Florida, Lindale Semans of Bridgeville, DE and Christine and Butch Grow of Felton; his grandchildren, Mary and Jimmy Stewart of Dover, Marie Kilhoffer of Clermont, PA, and J.C. Rash of Camden; his great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Kyle as well as his step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind his brothers Herb and Doris Semans, and Leon Semans, his sister Betty Jane Hobbs, and a sister-in-law Theresa Semans, all of Magnolia, DE.

Visitation will be held 6- 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at Pippin Funeral Home, 119 W. Camden-Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, DE. Funeral service will be11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro, DE.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Charlie's name to the Camden-Wyoming Fire Department, P.O. Box 186, Camden, DE 19934.

Letters of condolence may be sent to www.pippinfuneralhome.com.
Published in Dover Post from June 2 to June 8, 2014
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