Charles F. Shembeda, 69, of Songbird Road, Bradford, PA
Charles F. Shembeda, 69, of Songbird Road, Bradford, PA passed away Saturday, May 20, 2023, at his residence.
Born July 23, 1953, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Joseph and June (Riggs) Shembeda.
Charlie was a 1972 graduate of Bradford High School, and a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Charlie worked for his father, Joseph E. Shembeda Floor Covering business and eventually owned Shembeda Floors until he passed the business on to his two sons. As an entrepreneur he also started and ran Shembeda Electronics through the 80’s and 90’s.
Charlie enjoyed boating, riding motorcycles, and he was a private pilot.
Surviving is his former wife, Karen (Shembeda) Pardiny, four sons, Joseph, Jonathan, Justin and Jesse Shembeda, and one daughter, Alyssa Miller, and five grandchildren, Joe, Jon, Mayla, Silas and an expected grandson, nine siblings, Christine Shembeda, David Shembeda, Julie McCord, Gary Shembeda, Sue Wells, Alan Shembeda, Lori Adams, Darla Oaks, and Brian Shembeda, and several nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends on Friday May 26, 2023, from 4pm to 7pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Avenue, where funeral services will be on Saturday, May 27, 2023 11:00am. Burial will be in the Shembeda family mausoleum at Willow Dale Cemetery.
Memorials if desired, may be made to the Golisano Children’s Hospital in Rochester, or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com