Charles J. Henry
Mr. Charles J. Henry, age 72, of Landenberg, PA, passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, at Heartland Hospice House in Wilmington, DE.
Born in Clifton Heights, PA, on July 12, 1938, Mr. Henry was the son of the late James J. Henry and Sarah A. Jackson. He was a 1956 graduate of West Catholic High School for Boys in Philadelphia and would go on to attend Villanova University. He also served his country proudly in the US Marine Corps.
Mr. Henry made his career with Philadelphia Electric, where he worked for 31 years before retiring as a gas line supervisor in 1990. He also operated Lenni Trade Company, a firm specializing in muzzleloading supplies.
In his leisure hours, he greatly enjoyed both playing and teaching golf. He was an accomplished clubmaker as well.
He is survived by his companion, Ruthann Vaganov and her family, including her son, Eric Anderson, and his daughter, Shelby.
The funeral service and interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mr. Henry may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, Ste. 205, New Castle, DE 19720; or to Landenberg United Methodist Church, 205 Penn Green Rd., Landenberg, PA 19350.