Charles Albert Buechley 71, of Wyomissing passed away on August 21 2019 due to complications from cancer, surrounded by his loving family.
He was the husband of Mary Elizabeth (Trischler) Buechley. Together they celebrated 43 years of marriage. Born in Reading PA, Charlie was the son of the late Charles A. Sr. and Helen E (Buck) Buechley.
Charlie was employed 48 years at R.M. Palmer Company, retiring in 2013. He is a member of St. John Baptist de la Salle parish Shillington Pa. He was a graduate of the former West Reading High School, class of 1966 and a United States Air Force veteran serving during the Vietnam Conflict. Charlie was a diehard Penn State Football fan and faithfully followed the Philadelphia Phillies. He enjoyed traveling with family and friends and sharing tidbits from the Readers Digest. Charlie spent many hours in his yard and gardens but his grandchildren were the light of his life.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son Patrick John, husband of Holly Elizabeth (Newman) and his three grandchildren, Charles Edward, Iris Lea and Torryn Patrice.
Also surviving are four sisters, Jane Patterson, Exeter Twp., Jean Wojszwillo, Mohnton PA, Nancy Guitas, Friedensburg PA, Mary Deeds, Breiningsville PA, and many nieces and nephews.
Charlies’ extended family includes Richard Trischler (Virginia), Kansas City MO, Robyn (Trischler) Flemming (James), Rome NY, Anne (Trischler) Semmel (Thomas), Leesport PA.
Charlie was a man of few words, loyal and devoted to those who knew him. He will be greatly missed.
A celebration of life will be held at Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc. 4914 Kutztown Rd. Temple PA on Sunday at 6:00 pm. To 8:00 pm. Per Charlies wishes dress is casual and fond stories and memories are welcome. Mass of Christian burial at St. John Baptist de la Salle 42 Kerrick Rd. Shillington will be celebrated on Monday August 26 at 10:00 am. Interment in Gethsemane cemetery to follow. Contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist de la Salle Church in memory of Charles A. Buechley at the above address.
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