Charles E. Voorhes
77 of Houston, TX departed this life on November 7, 2012 surrounded by his loving family.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 55 years Diana, their beloved children Donna (husband Gary) of Richmond, TX, Brian (wife Sharon) of Kingwood, and Mark (wife Trina) of Houston, nine grandchildren that he cherished and adored. He also survived by a sister Karen (husband George) from Aquabogue, NY, brother Bruce from Cotati, CA., and many nieces and nephews that held a special place in his heart.
A proud US Marine who fought in Korea, he was a recipient of the Purple Heart
. Later in his life, Charles was called to become a Catholic lay minister, volunteering his services as Chaplin with the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.
A memorial service is planned for November 24, 2012 in Richmond TX. Burial will follow in his home state of New York.