POULTNEY - The memorial service in celebration of the life of Charles Richard Shenkel, 86, who died Feb. 5, 2017, was held Saturday, Feb. 11, at Mallory Funeral Home in Fair Haven. Mr. Shenkel's granddaughter, Kelsi, was the soloist. Family and friends shared remembrances. A reception followed at Poultney American Legion. Burial will be at a later date in Poultney Cemetery.