Charles Robert Kreysig, age 89, passed away on Saturday, January 2nd, 2021 at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, NJ. Charles was born and raised in Philadelphia, he resided in Newark, NJ, and Union, NJ before settling in Bedminster, NJ in 1996.
After Charles graduated from Gerard College, he went to live with his sister before serving in the US Army during the Korean War from 1952-1954. He went on to earn an electrical engineering degree at Farleigh Dickenson University in Teaneck.
Charles started his career at Bell Labs and worked as a sales engineer for various semiconductor companies.
Charles enjoyed volunteering at the VA Lyons Hospital, golfing, dancing, boating, traveling, and most of all, spending time with friends and family, especially his grandchildren who he loved very dearly.
Charles is predeceased by his wife Angela Kreysig in 2001, and his nephew Steve Walter.
He is survived by his son Robert, his daughter Lisa Ritter and her husband Daniel, his sister Dorothy Walter, his grandchildren Kevin and Alyssa Ritter, and his companion Madeleine Thier. He is further survived by his nieces and nephews: Dorothy, Mary, Margaret, Bobbie, Tommy, Jimmy, Dan, Charlie, Andy, Kim, Jeff, Rick, and Steve M.; he is also survived by his cousin Eleanor.
A visitation will be held on Monday, January 4, 2021, from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be held at Blessed Sacrament Church on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 10:00 am. Entombment will follow at Hollywood Memorial Park and Cemetery in Union, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Foundation.