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Charles Strickler


Charles Strickler, 89, formerly of Steelton, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017.

He was the son of the late John and Margaret Bashore Strickler.

Charles was a 1945 graduate of Steelton-Highspire High School. He served in the Air Force and retired from McFarland Press.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers John, Ben and Bill, one sister Anna Mae, and wife Grace of 50 years.

He is survived by a daughter Claudia, wife of John Kemer; granddaughter Jenia, wife of Sean-David McGoran; two great-granddaughters Mary Elizabeth and Angelia; and two great-grandsons Blaze and Hawk, all of Lacey, Washington; and sister Nancy Ward and her son Bill Ward of Steelton.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13 at Churchville Cemetery in Oberlin. The Rev. Dr. J. Richard Eckert will officiate.