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Charles J. Lefever, 83

February 01, 2020

Charles J. Lefever, 83, of Willow Street, passed away at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Resident of Legends of Lancaster for 3 years, he was born in Lancaster to the late Willis C., Sr. and Mildred (Harple) Lefever.

He was a graduate of West Lampeter High School, Class of 1955, and worked as a mechanic for Armstrong World Industries, retiring in 1995. He was a member of St. Michael’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Strasburg.

A 32 Degree Mason, Charles was a member of Christiana Lodge #417 F.&A.M., Harrisburg Consistory A.A.S.R. and Zembo Shrine A.A.O.N.M.S.
He was a life member of Strasburg Sportsman Association, as well as Nimrod Hunting Club and 4 of A Kind Hunting Camp. Charles was past president of Willow Street Fire Company, and was known for his chicken corn soup.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Nancy E. (Trout) Axe Lefever; his daughters, Rochelle Lefever of Stewartstown and Cynthia Lefever of Lancaster; his son Charles R. Lefever, husband of Sharan of Lampeter; stepchildren, Joanne, wife of Chip Mathias of Elizabethtown, James Axe of Mountville and Jodie Byrd, fiancée of Cam Berge of Lewisburg; 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; his siblings, Park Lefever, husband of Sara of Lancaster and Florence, wife of Clayton Metzler of Willow Street; and his sister-in-law Margaret Lefever of Columbia.
Charles was preceded in death by his first wife Faye (Reinhart) Lefever in 1992, and his brothers Richard Lefever and Willis Lefever, Jr.

A viewing will take place from 9 to 10 AM, Masonic Service by Christiana Lodge #417 F.&A.M. starting at 10 AM, followed by the celebration of Charles’ life on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at St. Michael’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, with The Rev. Robert R. Wegehoft officiating. Interment in Middle Octorara Presbyterian Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Community Care. P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125 or to St. Michael’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 40 E. Main St., Strasburg, PA 17579

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Condolences to the Family

February 04, 2020

Rest In Peace 🙏😍
Nora habib

February 04, 2020

May your Dad Rest In Eternal Peace🕊. My heartfelt condolences to the Lefever Family.  May God’s loving arms embrace you with peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Carmen Diaz-Pagan

February 03, 2020

Uncle Charlie was a great man. Always had time to joke with me when I was a kid. He was always good to us. He will be missed. My thought and prayers go out to his family.
James Reinhart Sr

February 03, 2020

Please accept my condolences from Strasburg Sportsman’s assoc. And myself. Charlie will be missed by all of us. 
 
John Sokso
SSA President 

February 03, 2020

To:Chuck
Sorry for your loss
From:Sara Haines

February 03, 2020

Love and prayers at this time of loss.  He was a wonderful man.
Lamar and Janice Groff

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Wednesday, February 05, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
St. Michael’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
40 E. Main St.
Strasburg, PA
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