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Charles F "Cholly" Courtney, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1900
Reading
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1950
Lancaster
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA

Charles F. Courtney, Jr. was born in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania on 14 September 1900. He was the son of Charles Francis Courtney, Sr. and Annie (Minnich) Courtney. The younger brother of Gertrude (Courtney) Moore, the two were the older siblings of Helen Courtney. Their youngest sibling - a brother born in 1904 - died in childhood.

Raised in the Reading area, Charles - or "Cholly" as he was known to friends and family - became a wire chief at the age of 20 for the telephone company. By 1930, he was working as a salesman for the Reading Iron Company.

Cholly married Catharine Rebecka Snyder on 12 July 1947. He often referred to her as "Kitten" - or "Kit", for short. They resided together in Lancaster, Pennsylvania until his untimely death from a heart attack in 1950.

His ashes remained with Kit until her death in 1995, and then with another family member until his remains were interred in a niche with Kit and her two sisters, H. Corrine Snyder and Lillian E. Snyder, at the Columbarium in Charles Evans Cemetery in Reading, Pennsylvania. (Each individual's remains are separate, but the urns are housed together.)

He was interred 26 Jun 1980. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Catharine Rebecka Snyder Courtney (1906 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
COURTNEY
1900 CHARLES F 1950
1906 CATHARINE S 1995

SNYDER
1901 H. CORRINE 1998
1908 LILLIAN E. 2001
 
Note: Charles F. Courtney is interred in the same columbarium niche with his second wife, Catharine ("Kit") Snyder Courtney, and Kit's sisters (his sisters-in-law), H. Corrine Snyder and Lillian E. Snyder.
 
Burial:
Charles Evans Cemetery
Reading
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Columbarium
 
Created by: lesnyder1
Record added: Mar 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66481723
Charles F Cholly Courtney, Jr
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Charles F Cholly Courtney, Jr
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Gone, but not forgotten.
- lesnyder1
 Added: Nov. 21, 2013
 
 
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