Charles Beissel, age 63 of Milton, DE passed away unexpectedly May 3, 2018. Charlie’s warm personality, ability to make people laugh, and frequent acts of kindness will be missed by all who knew him.
Charlie was the youngest son of the late J. Fred and Mary Beissel. He grew up in Boothwyn, PA and graduated from St. James Catholic High School. He later attended the University of Dayton and University of Delaware. Charlie began his career in 1972 at Diamond State Telephone Company and retired from Verizon in 2005. He was predeceased by his brothers, John and George Beissel.
In his retirement, Charlie enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, music, classic movies, and working for Bayberry Flowers in Rehoboth Beach. Charlie was an enthusiastic fan of Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens’ Football and the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles.
A funeral was held May 18th with burial at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon, PA. Charlie will be greatly missed and always remembered by his many friends and family. Details are forthcoming for a party celebrating Charlie’s life, and the love and laughter he shared with us all, planned for Rehoboth Beach on June 23.
Charlie had a special devotion to dogs, especially bulldogs. Please remember Charlie by taking your dog for a good, long walk and consider making a memorial donation to the Delaware Humane Society at 18675 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 or at delawarehumane.org. ▼