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Charles E. Fessler


1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Charles E. Fessler Obituary
Fessler, Charles E.Charles E. Fessler, 92, of Palmer Township, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014 in St. Luke's Hospice House. Born September 26, 1921 in Easton, he was a son of the late Elmer S. and Edith C. (Switzgable) Fessler. He and his wife, the former Lillian McGugan were married 68 years. He was Executive Vice President at Mack Printing Co. and retired in 1981 after 42 years. He graduated from Easton High School in 1939 and was a Staff Sergeant with the U. S. Marine Corps during WWII in the South Pacific. Charles was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Easton where he was an Elder and sang in the choir. He was a life member of the Marine Corps League, a past president of the Easton Exchange Club, a member of the Industrial Management Club, the Pomfret Club, Northampton Country Club, and Harker's Hollow Golf Club, and a charter member of the Lehigh Valley Postal Customer Council who honored him in 1981. He served on committees of the Easton Area Chamber of Commerce and the American Red Cross. He was also an avid fisherman and boater and enjoyed tying flies and building custom fishing rods. Survivors: His wife, Lillian; two sons, David C. Fessler and his wife, Anne of Nazareth and Steven E. Fessler and his wife, Suzanne of Bethlehem; two grandsons; two granddaughters; and a great granddaughter. His sister, Catherine died earlier. Services: 10:00 am Tuesday, August 12th in First Presbyterian Church, 333 Spring Garden St., Easton. Call from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Monday, August 11th in the Ashton Funeral Home, 1337 Northampton St., Easton. Interment with Military Honors will be held in the Northampton Memorial Shrine. Offer online condolences at www.AshtonFuneralHome.com. Contributions: Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, c/o Development Department, 850 S. 5th St., Allentown, PA 18103 or Priority One Foundation, 2200 W. Hamilton St., Suite 204, Allentown, PA 18104.
Published in Morning Call on Aug. 5, 2014
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