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Charles Howard Prince
  • December 26, 1924
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  • January 23, 2018

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Obituary

Charles H. Prince. 93, lifelong resident of Somerset County,

passed away on January 23, 2018 in Tavares, FL. As the youngest

and last surviving of nine children born to Nellie T.(Fetzer) and

Harry V. Prince in Ursina. PA on December 26, 1924, he went

peacefully with God in the presence of family, including his

wife of 70 years, Catherine Jean (Enos) Prince. He is also survived

by children: Carol Kemp (David), Charles D. (Sharon) and Clyde

Jeffrey (Stephanie); numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren;

and a large, loving. and supportive extended family. Mr. Prince was

retired from Somerset County government, having served many

years in both the Office of Recorder of Deeds and the

Somerset County Tax Assessment Office. As Past State Commander,

Pennsylvania Department Veterans of Foreign Wars and a

Life Member of both the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American

Legion, Mr. Prince was an ardent and relentless advocate for

veterans and their families. He served as a U.S. Navy Radioman First Class

00 several ships with Admiral Halsey’s staff during

World War 11, and he was proud to have been on the USS Missouri

during the signing of the treaty with Japan, September 1945. During the

Korean Conflict he was recalled to serve with the U.S. Army. Mr. Prince’s

remains are being cremated and will be returned to Pennsylvania for a

memorial service and interment of ashes at an early spring date to be

determined by the family. Announcement of the specific time will appear in

the Daily American.


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