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Charles E "Chiz" Critchfield
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1916
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 2002
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA

1st Lt AAF World War II

Charles Elwood "Chiz" Critchfield, 85, of Rockwood died Aug. 22, 2002 at Somerset Hospital. Born Dec. 7, 1916 in Rockwood. Son of Clarence Edgar "Obb" and Zepha Mae (Beck) Critchfield. Preceded in death by parents, and wife Marie "Doll" Pritts who died in 1982. Survived by daughter Mrs, Paul C. (Charmaine) Gary of Somerset; grandchildren, Mrs. Randy (Celeste) Zambanini of Somerset, Miss Penny Gary and fiance Brian Wahl of Somerset, Mrs. Marlin (Angel) Stanczyk of Somerset; Paul Charles Gary and wife Breezy of Somerset; Bradley E. Gary and fiancee Julie McKenzie of Somerset; two great-grandchildren, Trevor A. Zambanini and Marlee M. Stanczyk, and sister Mrs. L. John (Dorothy "Mandy") Livengood of Somerset. Member of Christ United Methodist Church in Rockwood. A 1934 graduate of Rockwood High School. A 1938 graduate of Penn State University. Veteran of World War II where he served as 1st Lt. B24 Bomber Pilot 19th Squadron, 22nd Bomb Group Pacific Theatre. Retired rural mail carrier for the Rockwood Post Office. Also owned and operated Obb's Mens Store in Rockwood. Past Rockwood School Board member. Also member of Masonic Lodge 358 of
Somerset, Harrisburg Consistory, Rockwood Fire Co., FOE Aerie 1801 of Somerset, VFW Post 554 of Somerset, American Legion Post 279 in Rockwood, and Meyersdale Elk Lodge 1591. Past president of the Rockwood Rotary Club. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home, Somerset, where a service will be conducted at 10 a.m.-Monday with the Rev. Randall W. Bain and Rev. Sherman Berkey officiating. Interment, Rockwood IOOF Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Rockwood Fire Department, Main Street, Rockwood, Pa. 15557, or the Rockwood Rotary Club, in care of Brad Long, 3 Winter Way, Champion, Pa. 15622.

Daily American, August 24, 2002
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  Marie M Pritts Critchfield (1918 - 1982)*
  Charmaine Critchfield Gary (1941 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Rockwood IOOF Cemetery
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Ancestor Searcher
Record added: Sep 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97705444
Charles E Chiz Critchfield
Added by: Ancestor Searcher
Charles E Chiz Critchfield
Added by: Ancestor Searcher
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