Charles E. Eagelton, 91, of Little Silver passed away Sept. 14 in Red Bank. He was born in the Bronx to the late Charles E. and Helen (McDermott) Eagleton.
Charles served our country in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and then he earned his engineering degree from Kings Point. He was an engineer for National Starch Chemical Corporation in Bridgewater. Charles was a communicant of St. James Church; he was a scout master; he loved to play football, golf and hunt but most of all he loved his family.
Charles was predeceased by his beloved wife Marilyn in 2014, and his sister Pat Otto. He is survived by his loving children, Kent Eagelton, Scott Eagelton and Cheryl Stavola. Also surviving is his brother Alan Cunningham, his 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Sept. 17 at John E. Day Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Sept. 18 at St. James R.C. Church with a burial to follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Middletown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent in Charles’ memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.
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