Charles R. English, 78

May 24, 2021

Charles R. English, 78, of Lancaster passed away on May 24, 2021 at home with his wife and son by his side.

Born in Sheridan, Pa (Schuylkill County), he was the son of the late Charles M. and Betty K. English (Flynn) and loving husband to Donna for 57 years.

Charles graduated from Williamstown High School and Thaddeus Stevens Trade School with a degree in Mechanics. He worked for Armstrong World Industries for 34 years. After retiring, Charles drove school bus for the Hempfield School District for 10 years.

He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed cheering on his favorite driver Jimmie Johnson. He also enjoyed trips down to the beach with the family.

In addition to his wife, Charles is survived by two brothers, Larry and Dennis, five children; Charles R. English, Jr., husband of Angie (Rice), Elizabethtown, Deborah Hammond, wife of Phil Hammond, Virginia, Melissa Kaylor (English), Lancaster, Michael English, Utah, and Daniel (at home) and four grandchildren; Mason, Alex, Lydia, and Molly.

An informal gathering for family and friends will take place on Friday, June 4, 2021 from 2:00-4:00PM at Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, Pa 17543.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology 750 E. King St. Lancaster, Pa 17602.

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Condolences to the Family

June 14, 2021

I was so sorry to recently learn your husbnd, Charlie, passed away. I used to talk to him in the negihborhood when he was walking the dog.
Please accept my deepest thinking sympathy for your loss.
Lucille Meissner

June 07, 2021

Donna and family, Was so very sorry to hear of Charlie’s passing.  He was the best of guys and I enjoyed talking with him at our STEVENS breakfasts.
James Brokenshire “BROKIE”

June 04, 2021

Donna and family, Jim and I are so sorry for your loss. Your memories will keep him close to your heart.
Cathy Bachman

June 04, 2021

Prayers and  hugs to Donna and family.  Charlie and you were always the nicest people at the bus company. I am sad to hear of Charlie passing. What a great guy!!  May memories carry you thru this difficult time.
Melissa Jones

May 29, 2021

To the english family so sorry for your loss. 
Christine mackey

May 29, 2021

Charles and I were high school classmates, played sports together! He was a great person! My condolences to Donna and his family.
John Vogel

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