Friday, November 8, 2013
Charles R. Van Auken, 95, of Summerville, SC, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Trident Medical Center.
He was born in Oswego, NY. He was a World War II veteran and a retired postal carrier. He lived his last three years at Magnolias of Summerville Assisted Living.
He is survived by his daughters: Margaret (Peggy) Benton and AJ Smith, and stepdaughters: Donna (Nabil) Warsal, Jean (Patrick) Adams, and Susan (Jonathan) Waid. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Michael, Jon, Jonathan, Cheryl, and David.
A private military service will be held at Garrison Forest Maryland State Veterans Cemetery on December 20, 2013.
Arrangements By Tri-County Cremation Center, 11000 Dorchester Road, Summerville, SC (843) 821-4888. www.tricountycremationcenter.com.