HOLDRIDGE, Charles R., Sr.
Age 63, of Elmira, NY, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2014 at his home with his family by his side. Charles was born in Elmira on May 11, 1950, son of the late Charles and Patricia (Mattison) Bertsche. Charles served his country in the US Marine Corps
during the Vietnam War
. He is survived by his wife, Penny; sons, Charles Holdridge Jr. and Eric Andrews; daughters, Tina Ames and Amanda Andrews; many grandchildren and three great grandchildren; several friends. Family and friends are invited to call Sunday, February 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. Interment will take place in Bath National Cemetery on Tuesday, February 18 at 1 p.m. with full military honors. Donations can be made in care of Penny Holdridge, 726 Erie St., Elmira, 14904, to help offset Charles's medical expenses.