Albert Eugene Charron
Albert Eugene Barney Charron, 91, of Emmaus, PA, died January 8, 2013 in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA after a brief illness. Born in Plainfield Township, Northampton County, he was the son of the late Albert E. and Susanna I. (Deibler) Charron. He was the proprietor and president of Barneys Diner, Inc., in Emmaus for 30 years before retiring in 1986. During World War II
he was stationed in England where he proudly served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was an avid restorer and collector of antique Ford automobiles, and he served as a former president of the Ontelaunee Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America. He was a long-standing member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church where he served from 1989 to 1997 as Financial Secretary and for many years baked pies for charitable fundraising activities for the church. Survivors:
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, LaMae E. (Schaffer) Charron; three children, daughters, Susan M. Charron of Macungie and Jacqueline A., wife of William Driscoll of Allentown; and son, Albert E. Charron, Jr. M.D., and his wife, Amy R. Charron, M. D. of Erie, PA. He is also survived by one sister, Ruth D. Tashner; grandchildren, Kate C., wife of Thomas J. Hendricks, Jr., Lindsey, Luke and Lily Charron; great-grandson, Ziven Hendricks; and many nieces and nephews. Barney was preceded in death by his first wife, Virgie Mae (Green) Charron; three brothers, George Robert, Lewis Charles, and James R. D. Charron; three sisters, Mabel Meyers, Evelyn Griffith, and Lucille Smolenyak; and a granddaughter, Allison Marie Charron. Services:
Friday, 11 a.m. at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church. A viewing will be 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the church. Interment to follow in the Western Salisbury Church Cemetery. Arrangements made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus. Contributions:
Donations can be made to the church, 3441 Devonshire Road, Allentown, PA 18103.