Charles E. Gottshall

March 28, 1927 - Oct. 30, 2018

Charles E. Gottshall, 91, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Frank and Verna (Wertz) Gottshall.

Surviving are the love of his life, his wife of 69 wonderful years, Loa (Johnson) Gottshall; three daughters: Cynthia (Eugene) Melcher, Gail (Barry) Leonard and Chriss (Thomas) Burchfield; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Feigin; and a brother, Richard Gottshall.

He was preceded in death by two brothers: Frank and Ronald Gottshall.

Charles served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was honorably discharged in 1946. After his service, he went on to work for Beasley Motor Rebuilders. There, he worked his way up to a sales manager position.

As per Charles’ wishes, all services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park.

Memorial contributions in Charles’ name may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Founda­tion, 4550 Montgomery Ave. Suite 1100 N., Bethesda, MD 20814 or online at