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Charlie, 89, formerly of New Milford, NJ, died on June 5, 2014 in Middletown, NY.
He was born on March 12, 1925 in Odenkirchen, Germany. He married Theresa Elinor Feitler in April 1946 in the Bronx. Ellie and Charlie shared 65 years of marriage together until her death in 2011.
Charlie proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II, was in the Battle of the Bulge, Patton's Third Army and 105 Field Artillery Battalion. Charlie was fortunate to have received the Honor Flight to Washington, DC a few years ago. He worked on the VFW Credentials Committee. In New Milford, NJ, he served as Commander of VFW Post 4290, was Grand Marshall of the Memorial Day Parade for New Milford, NJ and was a member of Church of the Ascension before he relocated to Middletown, NY.
Charlie worked for 61 years for Goodwill Publishing and loved every minute of it.
He is survived by his daughter, April Haas, her husband Bill; his grandchildren Lacey Vasti,her husband John, and Mark Haas, his wife Marcie; and great-grandchildren, Michaela and Maddox Haas.
Visitation will be from 2-6 PM on Sun., June 8, 2014 at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc, 130 Highland Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940. A Mass will be at 10:30 AM on Mon, Jun. 9th at Church of the Ascension in New Milford, NJ. Burial will follow in the family plot in Hackensack Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Charlie's name may be made to Honor Flight, Inc., Attn: Diane Gresse, 300 E. Auburn Ave., Springfield, OH 45505 or
Published in The Record/Herald News on June 7, 2014
Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home Inc
130 Highland Ave Middletown, NY 10940