Charles "Butch" Schwab, Jr. 75, of Laureldale, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, February 24th.
He was the beloved husband of Gail (Strause) Schwab. Charlie and Gail would have celebrated fifty four years of marriage on June 13, 2018.
Born in Evansville on August 9, 1942, he was the son of the late Charles Schwab, Sr. and Anna (Borrell) Schwab.
Charlie was employed by Arrow International for forty five years as a set up man and later in the maintenance department.
Charlie enjoyed traveling to Delaware where he would go clamming, fishing, and enjoyed time sitting in his garage.
He was a loving father to his daughters, Jacquelyn Robinson of Pottsville and Tracy Schrum, wife of Timothy Schrum, Jr. of Spring Twp.
He was a loving Pop-Pop to his grandchildren, Kody Frank of Pottsville and Jennifer and Alyssa Schrum of Spring Twp.
He is survived by his siblings, Shirley Endy of Temple, Darlene Noll of Virginia, Theresa, wife of Donald Becker of Blandon, and Agnes, wife of James Schittler of Blandon.
He is survived by his sister-in-law, Linda, wife of Joe Poole of Ontelaunee Twp.
Also, there are several nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by a brother, Richard Schwab and a sister, Anna Fenstermacher, he is survived by her husband Ronnie Fenstermacher of Fleetwood.
He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.
He will now be with his beloved Buterbal in heaven.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, March 2nd at 11 am in the Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc., 4914 Kutztown Rd., Temple with Chaplin Jim Yoder officiating.
A viewing will be held on Friday morning from 9 am until the time of service in the funeral home.
Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 and March of Dimes at marchofdimes.org.