Charles Russell “Chuck” Banker, II

Of Penn Hills, passed away at his home on April 13, 2018. He preceded in death by his parents Lillian and Charles Banker, and brother Jack Shuttleworth. He is survived by his wife Christine A. (Mitchell) Banker; daughter Laura A. (Stephen) Bowen; and grandchildren, Darby, Charlie and James. Charles was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service for over 34 Years. Charles served in the United States Navy. He served four years active duty as an engineman on the submarine tender the USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS-16) and on the destroyer escort the USS Kretcher (DE-329). He also served two years inactive duty after returning home from deployment.

Charles will be laid to rest on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m. at the National cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville, PA

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