Charles E. Crispin, 70, of Minotola, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018 after complications with heart surgery. Charlie was a lifelong resident of Southern New Jersey. The last thirty years he resided in Minotola. He was a graduate of Kingsway High School in Swedesboro. Immediately following high school, Charlie enlisted in the US Navy where he served on the USS Tattnall as a Boilerman Class A with the rank of Petty Officer 2nd class. He continued serving in the Naval Reserves until 1970 after active duty. Charlie's career spanned over 45 years in the commercial refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Most recently he worked with Cold Technology in Blackwood, NJ as the Director of Field Service Operations since 1991 - he considered Frankie, Chris and Sandy his family. Charlie was a selfless person always willing to help his neighbors, friends and family with home projects and was a past volunteer fire fighter.
He was an avid fisherman with two boats. He also loved watching the Philadelphia Eagles play football and win! Charlie absolutely loved playing his iPad. Charlie's greatest times were spent with friends and family at Lake Kandle Campground in Sewell.
He is survived by his wife Linda of 30 years; his stepson Don Zane and wife Crystal; his stepdaughter Lori Juhasz and her husband Dave. He had a special place in his heart for his grandchildren, Maddie Zane and Nick Juhasz. They both loved spending time with Papa. He also survived by his parents Edmund & Beatrice Crispin of Harrisonville, NJ; sisters Beverly Tomarchio (Joseph), Kathy Cartwright (Peter) and Jo Ann Crispin; daughter & son-in-law, Cheryl and Robert Scardino; son & daughter–in-law Michael and Robyn and four grandchildren. Charlie is also survived by lifelong friends turned family, Julie and Mickey Ott of Minotola, Carole King of Fairless Hills Pa & Sr. Maryanne King CSR of Huntingdon Valley Pa; Linda's cousins who adopted Charlie as their "brother Charlie".
A funeral home visitation will be held on Monday from 9am to 11am followed by a funeral service at 11am from Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland. Interment will follow in Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery, Estell Manor.
ARRANGEMENTS are under the supervision of Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations in memory of Charles be made to: Atlantic County Veteran's Cemetery, 189 Route 50 S., Mays Landing, NJ 08330.
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