Charles Haering

Obituary of Charles Haering

Charles William Haering, Jr. of Worcester formerly of Ft. Washington passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at his residence. He was the beloved husband of the late Jean A. Haering.

Born November 7, 1928, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Charles w. Haering, Sr. and Louise Marie (Rinck) Haering. Mr. Haering was a graduate of North East High School and the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School earning his degree in Civil Engineering.

A family was very important to Charlie.  He was always there for everyone. He missed his wife Jean, who passed in 2014. Charlie and Jean lived in Fort Washington for 46 years, and then retired to the Meadowood Retirement Community. He enjoyed the time spent with his sons and grandchildren and their many adventures together.  His concept of family included all of his sons’ friends. Sunday dinners together were mandatory, and most of those meals included those friends. He loved people and parties.

By trade, Charlie was a civil engineer, who worked for General Electric for over 30 years.  He traveled extensively, domestic and abroad. Charlie was also proud of his military service in the Army during the Korean War.  Charlie was involved in many social activities, such as: GE Aerospace retiree group, Coordinator of the ushers at St. Thomas Church, member of the Upper Dublin Planning Commission, etc.  Charlie did not know the words “retired” or “slow down”--he was a man in motion. He will be missed by one and all.

He is survived by his sons, Carl W. Haering and his wife, Maria and Robert C. Haering; his grandchildren Samantha Jean, Madison, Amber, and Amber’s mother Susan.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his memorial service at 11 AM on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Bethlehem Pike and Camp Hill Rd, Fort Washington, PA 19034, where the family will receive friends from 10 – 10:45 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Wounded Warriors Project at Online condolences may be made to the family at