Bom-Wrapper

Charles Gehringer

Charles Gehringer

October 1, 1931 November 26, 2020

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Charles Gehringer, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Charles Gehringer.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Charles's Tribute Fund's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Charles's Tribute Fund's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Obituary for Charles F. Gehringer

On Thursday, November 26, 2020, Charles (Charlie) Francis Gehringer,
loving husband and father of six children, passed away at the age of 89.

Charlie was born on October 1, 1931, in West Reading, Pennsylvania to
Herman and Florence (Miller) Gehringer. He attended Sacred Heart
Elementary School and graduated from Central Catholic High School in
1950. In 1950 Charlie was the starting center for the State Champion
Basketball team and in 1999 he and his team were inducted into the Berks
County Sports Hall of Fame.

Upon graduation he entered the Army and served with distinction during
the Korean War, rising to the rank of sergeant. Following his service, he
married Mary Linette January 8,1955.

Charlie worked as a Senior Operator at Lucent Technology until his
retirement in 1989.

Charlie was a member of Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church,
Laureldale. He was an avid sports fan, he could always be found watching
a Phillies, Eagles, or Notre Dame game on TV. While his children were
growing up, he enjoyed coaching their CYO basketball, baseball and
softball teams, creating many fond memories.

Charlie is survived by his wife, Mary, his six children: Mary Michalski (Mike),
Tim Gehringer (Marge), Cindy Gebhard (Ron), Patti Spatz (Elmer), Monica
Lochman (Danny), and Jean Causa (Jack), 14 grandchildren, seven great-
grandchildren, and his brother, Paul. He was predeceased by his parents,
and five siblings.

Charlie will be remembered by all for his devotion to his Catholic faith and
loving family.

Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Holy Guardian
Angels CYO Program, 3125 Kutztown Road, Reading, PA, 19605. Kuhn Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Temple has been entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.kuhnfunerahomes.com.

Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Charles

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Kuhn Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
    5153 Kutztown Road
    Temple, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
  • Mass

    Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church
    3121 Kutztown Rd.
    Reading, Pennsylvania
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Officiant
    Fr. Robert Finlan
  • Interment

    Gethsemane Mausoleum
    3139 Kutztown Road
    Laureldale, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Charles. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo or video to your condolence?

No video recorded.

Provide comfort for the family of Charles F. Gehringer by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Charles F. Gehringer by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
HL

Haley Gehringer Landis

You’re always in our thoughts and we will miss you dearly. Rest In Peace. Love Haley, Beverly and your brother Paul.
Comment | Posted at 04:58pm via Condolence
Loading...

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Share by: