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Charles Hess, Sr.

September 10, 1934 — November 29, 2017

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Charles R. "Chuck" Hess, Sr., 83, of Lebanon, died on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital.
He was born on Monday, September 10, 1934 to the late James H. Hess and Esther Hess nee Runkle in Lebanon. He worked as a warehouse foreman at NB Liebman. He was a veteran and enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and was an avid recycler of metal and aluminum before recycling was popular (scrapman). Chuck liked the Eagles, Phillies and Penn State football. He was a member of Friendship Fire Co., Union Fire Co. and Hook & Ladder Fire Co.
Surviving are wife Pauline D. Hess nee Peiffer; children Charlotte A. "Bonnie" spouse of Jeff Culp, Susan spouse of Tom Getz, Karen spouse of John Vucetic, James H. Hess, Sr. and fiance Nikki Fickes; 14 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; sister Peggy Warner. He was preceded in death by son Charles R. Hess, Jr.; grandchild Johnny Vucetic; step brother Lloyd "Dick" Kreiser.
Viewing will be on Monday, December 04, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Christman's Funeral Home, Inc., 226 Cumberland Street, Lebanon.
Funeral services will be on Monday, December 04, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Grand View Memorial Park, Annville, following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Road, Myerstown, PA 17067 or Kidney Foundation of Central PA, 900 S. Arlington Ave., Suite 134A, Harrisburg PA 17109 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.
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