Charles Frederick "Charlie" Mangene Sr.(1928 - 2013)

Charles Frederick "Charlie" Mangene, Sr., 85, of Stephens City, VA, died on Thursday, May 23, 2013, surrounded by his loved ones.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 28, at 2:00 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church conducted by Rev. Richard Carr. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery with military honors by Winchester VFW Post 2123.

Charlie was born March 25, 1928 in Washington, D.C., son of the late Augustus S. Mangene and Mary Cronauer Mangene. He owned and operated Esso/Exxon Gas and Service Stations in Virginia and Maryland for 45 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church.

Surviving are his loving wife, Lillian Mae "Lee" (they just celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on January 7); children, Karen Clymer, Kristine Reid, Chuck Mangene, Teresa Burton, Stephen Mangene, Anthony Mangene, Lois Phelps; one sister, Lois Devlin; 20 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; his dog, Annie; and extended family.

He was preceded in death by a son, Michael John Mangene; and one brother, Robert Andrew Mangene. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Charlie suffered from Parkinson's for many years and finally succumbed to his disease. The family would like to extend a special âThank Youãî to Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester and to Maddox Funeral Home for the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10305 or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork Street, Winchester, VA 22601.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on May 25, 2013