Charles D. Shingledecker

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“Hello Jessie, Sally and I are so sorry to hear of Chuck's passing and apologize for not being able to make it to the funeral home. It was always...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Randy Austin - Erie, PA

“Dear Jessie, You have my deepest condolances on the passing of your husband. I had known him through volunteering for Meals On Wheels for quite...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Gail Arneman - Erie, PA

“Dear Mrs. Shingledecker and family, On behalf of our Erie district AARP/TCE tax volunteers, please accept our condolences for the loss of Chuck. It...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Eugene Zorn - Edinboro,, PA

“I shall miss my Uncle very much. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: David Webster - Huntington, WV


Charles D. Shingledecker age 88, of Erie, died Saturday May 2, 2009 at Hamot Medical Center.

He was born in Clarion, Pa. on March 31, 1921 a son of the late Arthur and Nellie Smith Shingledecker.

He graduated from Clarion High School and served during WWII in the United States Army. He married Jessie Webster on June 6, 1942 and has been married for nearly 67 years. He retired in 1986 after more then 40 years as an accountant for Trico Electric and Eriez Construction. Charles was an active Member at Westminster Presbyterian Church for many years. He was also a member of (Masonic). He enjoyed golfing and yard work.

Charles was also a member of the Lakeshore Country Club where he served as treasurer for many years and was also a former president of the club. He volunteered with the Lakeshore Water Board and also served as a volunteer for AARP offering tax help for the elderly.

In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his three brothers; John, Winston and Beryle. He is survived by his wife Jessie, two sisters-in-law, Donna Webster and Jeri Shingledecker as well as by several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at Burton Westlake Funeral Home 3801 West 26th St. (at Powell Ave.) Erie, Pa. on Sunday from 3 till 5 p.m. with a brief Masonic service at 4:45, and are invited to services there on Monday at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Stephen Morse officiating.

There will be a private burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery after the service.

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 1645 West 8th Street Erie, Pa. 16505-5097.

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