Charles Richard Moorhead

Born: Tue., Jul. 5, 1938
Died: Wed., Feb. 26, 2020


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Feb. 29, 2020
Location: St. Peters Lutheran Church

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Feb. 29, 2020
Location: St. Peters Lutheran Church

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Charles Richard Moorhead, age 81, of North
East, passed away on Wednesday, February
26th. He was born on July 5, 1938, in Venango
County, the son of the late Oran and Doris
(Rice) Moorhead.
He was a graduate of
Rocky Grove High School
and Pittsburgh Technical
School. Charles served
in the United States Air
Force in the 60th fighter
interceptor squadron in radar from
1956 until 1961. After serving in
the military, he went to England to
join the Civil Service, working in
radar. Charles was employed by General Electric for
31 years. He was a member of the St. Peter’s Lutheran
Church, the North East American Legion Post 105,
and the East Erie Moose Lodge #593. He enjoyed traveling,
gardening, and baking.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother,
James L. Moorhead.
Charles is survived by his loving wife of 47 1/2 years,
Joan (Pierce) Moorhead, whom he married on July
15, 1972; sister-in-law, Virginia Moorhead of San
Francisco; brother-in-law, Walter and Marie Pierce
of Erie; as well as nieces and nephews, Dr. Laura
Moorhead Clarke of San Francisco, David Moorhead
of Illinois, Mark Pierce of Erie, and Jennifer Lydic of
Erie; and dear friends and caregivers, Sally and Bob
Valone and Michele Skrekla.
Friends may call at the St. Peters Lutheran Church,
1500 Freeport Rd. (Route 89), North East, Pa., on
Saturday from noon until time of a funeral service at 2
p.m. Officiating the service will be Rev. Matthew Dennison.
Interment, with Full Military Honors, will be
held at North East Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please
send memorials to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1500
Freeport Rd., North East, PA 16428.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the
William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street,
North East.
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Dayna Moorhead
   Posted Sat February 29, 2020

RAY OF SUNSHINE was sent by David Moorhead .

In remembrance of Uncle Dick. We will miss you. Love, David, Dayna, Caleb, Parker and Samantha

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