Charles A. Berlepsch, age 86, of Wallingford, formerly of Hamden & Winter Haven, FL, passed away on April 9, 2011. Charles is the husband of Betty Christensen Berlepsch. Born in New Haven on February 19, 1925 he was the son of the late Charles A. Berlepsch, Sr, & Ida Contois Berlepsch. He was a WWII US Navy Veteran, member of the American Legion Post 88 in Hamden, serving there as a Past Commander & Parade Marshall, member of the Hamden Elks, the Masonic Day Spring Lodge and a former member & Past President of the Hamden Rotary Club. Charles owned and operated the CAB Electric & the Tri Power Electric Companies. Besides his wife he is survived by his daughter, Mary-Ellen & her husband Richard Maybury of Northford; his sons, Richard & his wife Cheryll Berlepsch of Hamden, Edward & his wife Nora Berlepsch of Pataskala, Ohio and Carl & his wife Patricia Berlepsch of North Haven; a sister Joan Junior of Madison; 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Charles was predeceased by his sister, Mildred Cline. Friends may visit with his family at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden on Wednesday, April 13, from 10:00 to 11:00 am and may attend his funeral service at 11:00 am in the funeral home. Interment will be private with his family. Contribution in his memory may be made to the Masonic Charity Foundation, 22 Masonic Ave, Wallingford, CT 06492.

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  1. I cannot even begin to explain the sadness/ hurt that has taken over me these last few weeks, and even worse for these last few days.. You were a great person & Grandfather and you will be dearly missed.. I am happy Leah & Brooke had a chance to meet & spend time with you!! You will be forever in our hearts always. May you rest in Peace in Gods care.. May he give you strength to live on.. As Leah asked, She wants to make sure you are playing & Petting Kaylee… WE LOVE YOU POPPI! XOXOXO .Those we love remain with us,For love itself lives on,and cherished memories never fade because a loved one’s gone.Those we love can never be more than a thought apart. For as long as there is memory, They’ll live on in the heart..

  2. Sincere condolences to all of the family and our prayers are with you all during your time of sorrow. Time heals, memories are forever.

  3. Betty,Ed,Mary,Rick,Carl and Family, We are so very sorry for the loss of Charlie. We wanted you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very sad time. May you find the love and strength in each other to help you through such a surreal time. All our love and deepest sympathy. Rich and Carolyn Clarke xxx

  4. Our condolences to you and your family during this time. Wishing you peace during this time of loss and sorrow.

  5. We are so sorry for the loss of Charlie. Our thoughts and prayers for strength and peace are with you all.

  6. Betty,Ed,Mary,Rick,Carl and Family – I am so sorry for your loss – my brothers and I have such great memories of getting together with all of you when we were kids. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love – Linda – Wayne & David Abbott

  7. My condolence to your family. I wished I knew Brother Charles. This is a loss for his family and for the Lodge. My prayers are with you all at this time A Brother Mason Day Spring Lodge #30 Rabonia Lodge 151, Auburn, ME

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