Charles A. Macha, age 96, peacefully passed away March 18, 2014 in San Antonio. He was born November 2, 1917, in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania to Charles J. and Julia Macha. He served in the Army
Air Corps during WWII
and the Air Force during the Korean War
. He was a member of the Grand Squares and Camping Squares. Charles was a caller and cuer in the San Antonio area from 1954 till he retired from cueing in 2009. He was involved with aviation since 1938, until he retired in 1987 from Nayak Aviation at the age of 87. Charles built several airplanes and museum quality airplane models. He received the FAA General Aviation Mechanic of the Year Award in 1972 and was a certified FAA inspector and instructor. He was also a proud member of the Sons of Hermann. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Marie (Fuchs) Macha, and his brother, Harold Macha. Charles is survived by his loving daughter, Janet Abell and husband Phil; grandsons, Casey and wife Staci Abell, Trevor and wife Lauri ann Abell, and Drew and wife Marianne Abell; great-grandchildren, Lucas, Wesley, Evan, Juliette, Amelia and Everett; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Porter Loring Mortuary North.
MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
HOLY CROSS MAUSOLEUM CHAPEL
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to TTSSRDHSG (Texas Teen Scholarship Fund), c/o Sonny and Carolyn Evers, 236 Beach St., Hereford, TX 79045-4122 or the
, 8115 Datapoint Dr., San Antonio, TX 78229.
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