Charles W. Druckenmiller, Sr.
Charles W. Druckenmiller, Sr., 92, of 18th Street, Northampton, died Sunday morning, October 6, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Josephine R. (Makovsky) Druckenmiller who passed in April 2004. Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late Pearley C. and Carrie V. (Bartholomew) Druckenmiller. He was a 1939 graduate and Class President of Northampton High School, who was first employed by the Bethlehem Steel Corp. as a Bulldozer operator in the cinder plant for 24 years. He then started Druckenmiller Brothers Fencing Co., Northampton, owning and operating It with his late brother, Harold, for 16 years before turning it over to his son, Jim in 1982. A 32nd Degree Mason, he was member of Chapman Lodge #637
F. & A.M.,
Northampton, and the Lehigh Consistory, Valley of Allentown. Charles was the founding member of Northampton AARP, and served as chapter president for many years. He was a member of Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kreidersville, where he served as past president of church council. Charles was a former Northampton Borough Council member for many years. A US Navy
Veteran of WWII
, he served In the Pacific Theatre, and achieved rank of RdM3/c (T). Survivors:
Daughters, Sandra L. wife of Lewis C.W. Resh, Sr. of Sunrise, FL, Cynthia L. wife of Michael Ambrosino of Port Saint Lucie, FL; sons, Charles W., Jr. and wife Brenda of Northampton, James D., Sr. and wife Susan of Sunrise, FL; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren. Services:
11 a.m., Thursday, Schisler Funeral Home, 2119 Washington Avenue, Northampton, PA 18067. Call, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday and 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday in funeral home. Interment with Military Honors, Zion Cemetery, Kreidersville Road, Allen Twp., Masonic Services, 8 p.m., Wednesday in funeral home. Online Condolences: www.schislerfuneralhomes.com
St. Lukes Hospice c/o Funeral Home.