Charles R. Nearhoof

Date of Death: 8/11/2019

Charles R. Nearhoof

June 14, 1923 – August 11, 2019

 

Chares R. Nearhoof, 96, Duncansville, passed away Sunday at his residence, after a brief illness.

Charles was born in Altoona, son of the late Owen Nearhoof and Mary Shope.  He married Doris Bice who preceded him in death.

He is survived by a son, Robert O. Nearhoof (Donna Carter) of Duncansville; a daughter, Susan E. Gale of Vero Beach, FL; four grandchildren: Jeremy and Jordan Nearhoof, Summer King and Lacey Norton; four great-grandchildren: Thomas King, Miles and Levi Nearhoof and Maxwell Norton; and several nieces and nephews.

Charles was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, where he was the recipient of the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and Good Conduct medals.

Charles retired as a quality control supervisor at Stroehmann’s Bakery.

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

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to: UPMC Family Hospice and Palliative Care, 20 Sheraton Drive, Altoona, PA 16602.

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