Charles W. Cleveland

Charles W. Cleveland, 89, of Wellsboro, died on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at his home.

Born on March 10, 1925, in Endicott, N.Y., Charles was the son of Lee and Eva (Nelson) Cleveland.

Prior to his retirement, Charles was employed as a sandblaster and laborer with Dresser Rand. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Arnot Sportsmen’s Club and the Wellsboro VFW. Charles enjoyed woodworking, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

Charles is survived by two sons and daughters-in-laws, Robert and Susan Cleveland, of Wellsboro, John and Karla Cleveland, of Jacksonville, N.C.; one daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Tom Lewis, of Raleigh, N.C.; one brother, Van Cleveland, of Williamsport; one sister, Dorotha Webster, of Covington; eight grandchildren, Susan, Jennifer, Sarah, Garrett, Dylan, Crystal, Erik, Ashley; and seven great-grandhildren, Jasmine, Taylor, Jordan, Alexis, Nicholas, William and Julian.

Charles was predeceased by four brothers, Burton Cleveland, in 2006, Leon Cleveland in 2008, Robert Cleveland and Paul Cleveland; a sister, Rosella Walters; his first wife, Lillian Cleveland; and his second wife, Thelma Cleveland.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will be held immediately following calling hours at 5 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made in Charles’ memory to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701, or Susquehanna Hospice, 24 Walnut St., Wellsboro, PA 16901. Burial will be in the Gray Cemetery, Covington, PA.