Roy E. Charles, 95, Reinholds, Army veteran, worked for Fischer & Porter Co.

By on September 20, 2017

Roy E. Charles, 95, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, with family by his side.

He was born in Chalfont and lived in Jamison most of his life. He last resided in Reinholds with his daughter, Ruth Py. He was the son of the late Oscar and Alma R. (Raisner) Charles.

He was the loving husband of the late Anne R. (Stoutenburgh) Charles for 36 years, and was the loving companion of the late Jeanne Gregor in his later years.

Roy worked for the former Fischer and Porter Co., Warminster, for more than 45 years. He proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946 on a tug boat in the South Pacific.

He is survived by three children: Ruth, wife of Joseph Py; Royce E., wife of Joseph Hettler; Michael P., husband of Joyce (Cairone) Charles; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 1 p.m., at the Reinholds VFW, 250 Brunners Grove Road, Reinholds.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Roy’s memory may be sent to the USO, P.O. Box 96860, Washington, DC 20077-7677; or American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.

To send the family online condolences, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home, Mount Joy, handled the arrangements.

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