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Charles Wise

Charles Wise

Tuesday, March 27th, 1928 Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

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Obituary for Charles E. Wise

Charles E. Wise, age 91, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Providence Place. Born March 27, 1928, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Herbert S. and Vonna V. Binkley Wise.

A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Wise served honorably during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the AARP #2287, a life member of the VFW Post 1599 and the American Legion Post 46. He was a life member of the First United Methodist Church, where his passion was music. Mr. Wise sang in the Chancel Choir for 72 years and in the 3-M’s Choir since its inception.

Surviving are two daughters, Jacquelynn Wise Rock and husband Charles, and Terea Wise Stevens and husband David, all of Chambersburg; four grandsons, Nathan Wingert and wife Michelle, Adam Wingert and wife Molly, Bradley Stevens and wife Jamie, and Justin Stevens; nine great-grandchildren, Aidan and Brady Wingert; Jack, Nolan, and Eve Wingert; and Tyler, Coleman, Rowan, and Keegan Stevens. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Janet in 2014 and a sister, Gladys Rosenberry.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 PM Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at First United Methodist Church, 225 South Second Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201 with Rev. Catherine Boileau officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Private interment will be at Norland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church Music Endowment Fund, 225 South Second Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 | 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    First United Methodist Church
    225 South Second Street
    Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
    12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Service

    Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 | 2:30pm
    First United Methodist Church
    225 South Second Street
    Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
  • Interment

    Norland Cemetery
    2295 Philadelphia Ave

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Darlene Miley

Dear Teri and Dave,
I am so sorry for your loss. May God wrap His arms around you and give you comfort and peace. May your memories of your dad sustain you in the days to come.
Comment | Posted at 08:28am via Condolence

Dianne Hetrick

Jackie and Terri, so sorry for your dad's passing. May he be at peace and you be comforted by the memories of a long life well lived. You are in my prayers. Dianne Hetrick
Comment | Posted at 07:24am via Condolence

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