Charles Wil­son Moulden, of Phoenixville

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Charles Wil­son Moulden passed away on Oc­to­ber 26, 2016 at St Martha’s Manor in Down­ing­town, PA. He was 89. Born July 11, 1927 he was the son of Agnes Moulden (Wise) & Charles Moulden Sr. He is pro­ceeded in death by his Lov­ing wife Mar­jorie Adela Moulden (Ma­son), a son Robert Moulden, & his Sis­ter Elanor (Sue) Simp­son. He is sur­vived by his brother William Moulden, de­voted com­pan­ion Ruth Ann Dab­back, his chil­dren, Steven Charles Moulden (wife Carol), Adele Ruth Ish­ler (hus­band Tom), daugh­ter Gail Frances Moulden (hus­band Bill), grand­chil­dren Ali­son Sylves (hus­band Eric), Heather Moulden, Pa­trick Moulden, Zach Soifer & Jake Soifer, step grand­chil­dren Ash­ley Ish­ler & Jesse Heller, great-grand­sons Lo­gan Sylves & Aaron Sylves.

Born in Wash­ing­ton D.C., Charles (or Char­lie, or Chuck) & liv­ing in var­i­ous Mary­land towns, he was in the Navy & at­tended Univer­sity of Mary­land be­fore meet­ing & marring the love of his life, Mar­jorie Ma­son on Fe­bru­ary 20, 1947. They en­joyed time with their friends, their chil­dren & nieces & neph­ews. Char­lie’s job as a pur­chaser for Gindy Trailer took his fam­ily to Janesville, Wis­con­sin in 1963 where they lived un­til a job with Budd Trailer brought them to Malvern, Penn­syl­va­nia. They went on many won­der­ful fam­ily trips. Once the 3 chil­dren were grown Char­lie & Margie con­tin­ued trav­el­ing with trips to Lon­don, Cal­i­for­nia, Florida, Canada & their fa­vorite, to Scot­land, and they bought a va­ca­tion home in Broad­kill Beach, Delaware, which his fam­ily con­tin­ues to en­joy. Upon re­tire­ment they moved into a more mod­est house in Phoenixville, Penn­syl­va­nia there he at­tended Grace Cross­ing Com­mu­nity Church & was an ac­tive mem­ber, and one time Di­rec­tor of Phoenixville Se­nior Cen­ter. He en­joyed play­ing cards there & went sev­eral days a week. Char­lie al­ways had a firm hand­shake & a joke (of­ten a bad joke) for ev­ery­one he met.

Char­lie lost his beloved Margie in 2003, his time at the se­nior cen­ter & his friend­ship with Ruth Ann kept him go­ing. He be­came a res­i­dent on St. Martha’s Manor in 2012 when the rav­ages of De­men­tia made it un­able for him to live alone. He was lov­ingly cared for by the staff there un­til his death.

A memo­rial ser­vice will be held at Grace Cross­ing Com­mu­nity Church 248 Church St., Phoenixville, PA 19460 on Novem­ber 19th at 11 am. In lieu of flow­ers con­tri­bu­tions can be made to Phoenixville Se­nior Cen­ter, 153 Church St, Phoenixville, PA 19460.

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