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Charles W. Scheetz
January 16, 1934 ~ September 2, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Charles W. Scheetz, 89, of Quakertown, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2023, at home surrounded by family.
Born on January 16, 1934, in Quakertown, he was a son of the late Richard V. and Mamie (Roth) Scheetz.
A graduate of Quakertown High School’s Class of 1952, Charles joined the United States Army in 1956, serving in Leipheim, Germany, achieving the rank of Sergeant and Tank Commander for the 68th Armored Division, Co. A, 41st Tank Battalion.
Following his military service, he returned to Quakertown and studied drafting at Upper Bucks County Technical School, completing his schooling in 1967. He went on to work as a union contractor with W.M. Moyer Company, retiring in 1992.
Outside of work, he was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Quakertown. In his younger years, he served as an acolyte, then went on to serve as the Supervisor of the Property committee, founded the Work Days program, and ushered.
A life-long member of the Richlandtown Lions and the Quakertown Moose Lodge, Charles served as Treasurer for the Lions, and received a fifty-year membership plaque.
During his spare time, he found enjoyment in fishing, camping, hunting, and woodworking.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of sixty-one years, the late Doris A. (Bleam) Scheetz; and one granddaughter: KatieAnne Scheetz; grandson-in-law: Edward Webb; three brothers: Richard, Kenneth, and Henry Scheetz; and two sisters: Virginia Sitler and June Lewis.
Charles will be lovingly remembered by his daughter: Gayle Susan Mateyak, and her husband Kenneth; son: Timothy Charles, and his wife Judith Lynn (Roth); five grandchildren: Kendra (Mateyak) Webb, Lauren Mateyak, and Paul, Aaron, and Isaac Scheetz and his wife Mary Anastasia (Konopka); and on great-granddaughter: Kennedy Webb.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2023, from 10:00am, until the time of the funeral service at 11:00am, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 102 North Hellertown Avenue, Quakertown, PA 18951.
Interment, with military honors, will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Spinnerstown.
Arrangements are under the care of the C.R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc., Quakertown.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in Charles’s name, to Trinity Lutheran Church, 102 North Hellertown Avenue, Quakertown, PA 18951.