Charles Robert Schoenfeldt, age 87, of North East, passed away peacefully at home, July 9, 2021.
He was born in North East, a son of the late Carl and Cleo (Evans) Schoenfeldt.
Charles graduated from North East High school in 1952 and served in the U.S. Army as a Sp4 from 1957-1958. He worked as a maintenance supervisor at Electric Materials for 32 1/2 years. Prior to Electric Materials he worked at Niklaus Equipment servicing farm equipment for 8 years. He married the love of his life, Beatrice (Lepley) Schoenfeldt, on March 30, 1953.
He was a long-time member of the Praise Cathedral Church of God where he served as an elder for many years. Charles enjoyed his family and friends, woodworking, building his home, putting puzzles together and hunting.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Deborah (Charles) Craig, his parents and 6 siblings: Louis, Arlene Brown, Carl, Ivan, Mary Ann, and George
He was married 68 years to his loving wife Beatrice. Charles is survived by his son, Timothy Schoenfeldt (Maricarol) and his daughter Terry Adams (Matthew)., his grandchildren Heidi and Kyle Craig, Cody (Sierra) Adams, Zachary Adams and Frances Schoenfeldt. His legacy continues with great-grandchildren Maiah Craig and Lilly Adams., plus many nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to call on the family at Praise Cathedral Church of God Route 89 North East, PA on Tuesday July 13, 2021. Viewing from 10 a.m. until funeral services at 11 a.m. Pastor Michael Grove will officiate. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the W. Tad Bowers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Community Nursing Services of North East Hospice. To send condolences, please visit www.bowersfuneralhome.com.
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