In memory of
Charles W. Werley
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In memory of
Charles W. Werley
Charles W. Werley, 77, of Kutztown, died peacefully, December 29, 2016, in the home of his daughter, Dawn (Werley) wife of Kevin P. Raudenbush, Ontelaunee Township, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the widower of Gladys M. (DeCarli) Werley, who died May 5, 2015. Born in Kutztown, he was a son of the late Herbert J. and Verna M. (Wolfe) Werley. Charles honorably and faithfully served his country as a Boatswain’s Mate, third class, in the US Navy. Charlie was a graduate of Kutztown Area High School, Class of 1957. He was a member of Hoch-Balthaser Post 480, American Legion, Kutztown. Charles worked as an electrician for the former Zimmerman’s Electric; a concrete delivery driver for the former Harvey George, Inc.; he was also the owner / operator of Werley’s Cleaning Service, Kutztown; and he worked as a custodian at Kutztown University, Kutztown, until his retirement. Charlie and his late wife, Gladys, were proud supporters of Kutztown Youth Athletic Association (KYAA) and East Penn Chargers Football. They enjoyed attending sporting events of their children and grandchildren throughout their lives. Survivors include daughters, Kim M. (Werley) wife of Timothy R. Smith, Kutztown, and A. Dawn (Werley) wife of Kevin P. Raudenbush, Leesport; sons, C. Scott Werley, US Army, Ret., husband of Jean M. (Cuomo) Werley, Palmyra, VA, and Eric W. Werley, Kutztown. Other survivors include a brother, Bruce, husband of Karen (Kunkel) Werley, Kutztown. There are also twelve grandchildren: Samantha N. Smith, Sarah T. Smith, Kyle W. Raudenbush, Luke C. Raudenbush, Jacob L. Raudenbush, Monika A. Raudenbush, Brad S. Werley, Bryan S. Werley, Hunter G. Werley, Tony Denierio, Nick Denierio and Katiann Amidon. In addition to his wife and parents, Charles was predeceased by his siblings, Geraldine (Werley) Scheidt, June (Werley) Croll, Nancy (Werley) Zimmerman, Jane (Werley) Burns, Doris (Werley) George, Betty Werley, Lee Werley, Jay Werley and Billy Werley. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., from Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., 333 Greenwich Street, Kutztown. Family and friends may call, Thursday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Inurnment in Hope Cemetery, Kutztown, will be private at the convenience of the family. The family requests contributions be made to the Charles W. Werley Memorial Fund, c/o Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., P.O. Box 292, Kutztown, PA 19530-0292. The funds will be distributed to American Cancer Society and Veterans organizations. Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., Kutztown is in charge of arrangements. On-line condolences may be recorded at
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