Charles W. Zula, 79, Mountain Top, died Oct. 20, 2015, at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born in Warrior Run on May 8, 1936, he was a son of the late Walter Sr. and Theresa (Kupinewicz) Zula.
He was a graduate of E. L. Meyers High School, class of 1954; he served our country in the U. S. Army, and he was employed by Hershey Chocolate Co., Hazleton, until his retirement in 1998.
Charles was an avid ourdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting and tending to his garden. He was also a member of St. Jude Parish, Mountain Top.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Carole Rother, and a brother, Walter Zula Jr.
Charles is survived by his loving wife of 58 years the former, Loretta B. (Singley) Zula; sons, Charles D. Zula and his fiancee, Lisa Zipay, and Ken Zula; three granddaughters, Jessica and Nikki Zula and Elle Mae Zipay-Zula; several nieces and nephews; his favorite dog, Missy; his former daughter-in-law, Colleen Hylton.
Memorial donations can be made in Charles’ memory to the Luzerne County SPCA.