Charles Gehringer

Charles Gehringer

October 1, 1931 November 26, 2020

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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

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  • Visitation

    Kuhn Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
    5153 Kutztown Road
    Temple, PA
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  • Mass

    Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church
    3121 Kutztown Rd.
    Reading, Pennsylvania
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    Fr. Robert Finlan
  • Interment

    Gethsemane Mausoleum
    3139 Kutztown Road
    Laureldale, PA
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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.
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