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Charles Diller

Charles Diller

Friday, September 23rd, 1927 Sunday, August 25th, 2019

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Obituary for Charles R. Diller Sr.

Charles R. Diller, Sr., 91, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, passed away Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Menno Haven, Village Square in Chambersburg. He was born September 23, 1927 in Chambersburg, the son of the late Silas S. Diller and Emma R. Horst Diller.

Charles was a member of the Chambersburg Mennonite Church from the age of 19. He previously served on the board of Menno Haven and the executive board of F&M Bank. He was the owner of Diller’s Plumbing & Heating for 52 years, retiring at the age of 82.

He is survived by his sister, Fannie Frey; brothers Ray, John and James; his children, Cheri Diller, Rick Diller, Kathy Diller and Lori Group (David); eight grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Along with his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah L. Ebersole Diller; sisters Isabelle Martin and Louise Frey; brothers Paul, Leroy, Robert and Lester.

A private, graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family.

The family wishes to thank each and every staff member at Menno Haven Rehabilitation Center, Menno Haven Village Square and Grane Hospice for their wonderful care during his time there.

The family requests omission of flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Menno Haven Benevolent Fund, 2011 Scotland Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201; or Grane Hospice, 1200 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

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    Chambersburg Mennonite Church Cemetery
    1800 Philadelphia Ave.
    CHAMBERSBURG, PA
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Warren Hoffeditz

We were so sorry to hear of Mr. Diller's passing. Warren and I were talking about the many years he worked with Charles and how he enjoyed doing carpentry work for him in many homes in the local area. "Charlie" as he was called, , was a very pleasant man to work for and with. He will be missed.
. Warren and Georgianna Hoffeditz
Comment | Posted at 02:52pm via Condolence
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Koonie Kiser

I am saddened to hear about Charlie passing. Over the years he was always a great mentor, neighbor and friend. I will always have wonderful memories of him. Charlie was the type of man and father that I always wanted to be. I send love to the family, you are truly blessed.
Comment | Posted at 07:50am via Condolence

Earl Eby

Hello Cousins, Shari, Rick, Kathy and Lori, we send our condolences and prayers that God will provide you peace and comfort as you process the passing and separation of your beloved father. I have good memories of being in your home as an adolescent youth hanging out between morning and evening church services. I remember that your mom made the best mashed potatoes. And I remember your dad saying one time, "I don't know who those teenage boys were who were talking and carrying on in the back of the church this morning, but I'm telling you boys (referring to Rick and I) that if you boys act like that when you start sitting in the back of the church, that I will come back there and sit beside you."
I hope the good memories that you have will bless and inspire you in these days of grief, and for years to come.
God bless you! Earl and Barb Eby
Comment | Posted at 09:17pm via Condolence
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Cheryl Cook

I am so sorry for your loss. I haven’t seen Charlie for a while but he was still getting to the diner then. I’m sorry for you-he will be missed.
Cheryl Cook wife of “Cookie”
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Ginny Gill

Oh, Cheri, I am so sorry to read the notice about your dad. Thinking of you, Ken & Ginny
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