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Charles E. Constant

2021-01-10

On Sunday, January 10, 2021 Charles Edward Constant, loving husband and father of two, passed away at the age of 76. Ed was born on September 9th 1944 in Philadelphia, PA to Alexander and Kathryn Constant. He was drafted in to the United States Army serving on active duty from 1964 to 1965 at the rank of Private. On October 8, 1966, he married Irene Kathryn Roy. They raised two sons, Jason and Nicholas. He received his bachelor’s degree from Widener University in Chester, PA in 1979 and worked in Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical engineering for 41 years.

Ed was a passionate and dedicated man. He loved boating and fishing, scouting and camping, and was involved in the community through a number of organizations and fraternities, including the Freemasons and the Shriners. Those who knew Ed knew that he could be depended on by anyone in need of help or comfort. Through his work in scouting and in the community, he positively impacted countless lives and families.

Ed was preceded in death by his father Alexander, mother Kathryn, and wife Irene. He is survived by his children Jason (Bernadette) and Nicholas (Kelly), and his five grandchildren, Benjamin, Juliette, Zoe, Emily, and James.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 21st at 1 PM at the Oxley-Heard Funeral Home in Fernandina Beach.

Flowers may be sent to 1305 Atlantic Ave Fernandina Beach, FL, and donations in his name can be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, https://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/shc/donate.