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Charles J. Metelski

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Charles J. Metelski

AGE: 82 • Wall

Charles J. Metelski, age 82 of Wall, NJ passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Charles was born in Brooklyn, NY on November 6, 1934 to Helen Ford and George Metelski. He served in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged in 1953. Charles was initiated into the Local 68 International Union of Operating Engineers in 1974. His last place of employment with Local 68 was at the NY Times in Carlstadt. He retired in 1995 but remained an active member. He was also a member of the Giblin Association.

Charles' greatest joy in life were his four grandchildren who he loved spending time with. He especially enjoyed going to his grandson Connor's baseball games where the team considered him their mascot. He rarely missed a game. He was a devoted father and grandfather and will be missed by all who loved him.

Charles was predeceased by his 10 loving brothers and sisters. He is survived by his daughter, Maureen Bailey of Point Pleasant, his son Charles Jr. (CJ) and daughter-in-law Tracey of Wall. Also surviving are his cherished grandchildren, Matthew & Kevin Bailey and Connor and Kristin Metelski, and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 12 noon on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Van Hise & Callagan Funeral Home, 812 Arnold Avenue Point Pleasant Beach. A prayer service will begin at noon. Burial will be private following the prayer service. Charles will be laid to rest at St. Catharine's Cemetery in Sea Gift next to his beloved daughter, Lynn Ann, who predeceased him in 1978.

The family asks that in place of flowers donations be made to in Charles' name.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 6, 2017
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