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Charles William Miedema

November 26, 1939 - March 13, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Retired Salesman


Service Date: March 18, 2017

In Lieu of Flowers: Please make donations in his memory to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 3551 N. Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140

Obituaries » Charles William Miedema

Charles William Miedema, Age 77, passed away on March 13, 2017 at Morristown Medical Center.

He was born in Passaic and grew up in Clifton before moving to Lake Hiawatha in 1977.

Charles proudly served his country in the United States Army from 3/15/1962 until being honorably discharged on 9/14/1962.

He was a graduate of Rutgers University.

Charles was a salesman for Drew Chemical and Ashland Chemical in Boonton for 25 years before retiring.

He was a Master Mason and a member of the Salaam Shrine as well as a longtime Shepherd.

He was predeceased by his father, Charles C., his mother Mary (nee-Stampine); and his daughter, Kathleen Marie.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 45 years, Margaret J. (nee-Ross); his daughter, Linda Makowski and her husband Josh; his brothers: Edward and Bob and his wife Betsy; his sisters: Mary Ellen Stadinski and her husband Wayne and Beverly Miedema; his brother-in-law John Ross; his three cherished grandchildren: Hailey, Marissa, and Chloe; and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Montville Reformed Church, 9 Church Lane, Montville. Interment: Montville Reformed Church Cemetery. Visiting hours are Friday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers please make donations in his memory to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 3551 N. Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140.