Charles F. Kirchner, 97, died peacefully on October 19, 2013. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, on December 3, 1915. A resident of New Smyrna Beach, FL, for 23 years, he had recently moved to Virginia Beach to live with his daughter and son-in-law.
He is survived by Jennie, his devoted wife of 76 years; his daughters, Barbara Lent (Art) of Cocoa, FL, and Linda O’Connor (Bill) of Virginia Beach, VA; 6 grandchildren: Keith, Katey, Roger, Brad, Wayne, and Corinne. He also leaves 8 great-grandchildren.
Charles worked for the Ingersoll Rand Company for 40 years in New York City and Phillipsburg, NJ, retiring as Corporate Credit Manager. After moving to New Smyrna Beach, he became an active member of St. Peter the Fisherman Episcopal Church. He was a dedicated volunteer with Meals on Wheels and an avid golfer. His kindness and compassion will be remembered by all who knew him.
A Celebration of Charles’ Life will be held at St. Peter the Fisherman Episcopal Church in New Smyrna Beach on Saturday, November 9, at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Peter the Fisherman Episcopal Church 4220 Saxon Drive New Smyrna Beach FL 32169 or your favorite charity.