Charles E. “Mike” Griesemer, 83, of Pottstown, husband of the late Doris Jane (Saylor) Griesemer, passed away on Sunday, June 20 at his home.
Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Irvin L. and Mary (Egolf) Griesemer.
Charles worked for DANA Corp. for 32 years as tool grinder and was a US Navy Veteran. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and a lifetime member of Pottstown Moose Lodge #369. He loved bowling and was a member of the American Bowling Association. He also loved to golf and was in many golf leagues.
Surviving are sons Michael E. Griesemer, partner of Ginevra Perna, and James R. Griesemer; daughter Michelle Zipay, wife of Michael J.; sisters Mary Cressmen, wife of William, Bernice Ubert (late Uli) and Marion Saylor (late Harvey); 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Along with his wife, parents and son Charlie, he is predeceased by his brothers Donald, Larry, and William Griesemer.
A funeral service will be Friday, June 25, 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, LLC., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, with burial to follow in Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown. Visitation will be Friday from 9:30AM to 10:45AM at the funeral home.