Charles Frederick Chew, Jr., 66, of Quakertown died August 24, 2021 at St. Luke’s University Hospital, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Erin K. (Keener) Chew. Born in Philadelphia he was the son of Charlotte E. (Barth) Chew and the late Charles F. Chew, Sr. He was a retired millwright for the Philadelphia Carpenter Union and continued to mentor and share his knowledge with those still in the workforce. He enjoyed listening to music on his back porch, fishing, was a huge fan of the Minnesota Vikings and attending Phillies games with his two sons. The holidays were his favorite time of year. His home was always decorated for Halloween and Christmas. He also had a passion for cooking and shared many of his recipes, tips and tricks with his daughter. He loved to plan and make huge meals which usually had a million side dishes. His three grandchildren were the light in his life. He loved to be silly and goof around with them at family parties and always helped them put together all their toys on Birthdays and Christmas. He also had a special place in his heart for his beloved dogs Tank and Tazzie. In addition to his mother he is survived by a daughter Nicole R. Sike and her husband David of Quakertown, two sons Charles “Chuck” F. Chew, III and his wife Kyndel P. of East Greenville and Daniel Robb Chew of Quakertown. Two brothers Curtis Scott Chew and his wife Margaret and Carl L. Chew and his wife Patricia, two sisters Cindy Edna Ferranti and Cheryl Helen Bacon and her husband Edward. Three grandchildren Giselle Marie Sike, David Scott Sike, Evelyn Cierra Chew, and one grandchild on the way. Services will be held on Thursday September 2, 2021 at 11:30 A.M. in the C. R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. (www.crstrunk.com) 821 W. Broad St. Quakertown, PA 18951. Call from 10:30-11:30 A.M. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the United Friends School C/o David Eldridge Director of Advancement for Admissions and Development 1018 W. Broad St. Quakertown, PA 18951.
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