Charles W. Bretthauer

May 30, 1938 ~ April 2, 2021 (age 82)


Charles W. Bretthauer of Ramsey, New Jersey passed away on April 2, 2021. Charlie was born May 30th, 1938, in The Bronx, New York to the late Charles and Alice Bretthauer.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Margaret Bretthauer; his sons Charles Bretthauer  (Partner Sheila M. Jenks -  deceased), of Ramsey, New Jersey; Steven (wife Mary) of Milford, Connecticut; and grandchildren Kevin, Thomas, and Jack.

Charlie proudly served in the U.S. Army Reserves.  He worked for IBM for 35 years in various I/S management positions until his retirement in 1992.  He continued to work as a consultant in various IBM locations until his final retirement in 2000.

Charlie was extremely proud of his Diamond Club Status at Atlantic City. He loved to play softball and played on multiple teams for IBM and the Ramsey Recreation leagues. Most of all he was a loyal and avid Mets fan and greatly enjoyed sharing his love of baseball with his sons and grandsons.

Services will be held at St.Paul's Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, April 10th at 10:00 am.

 In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Ramsey Volunteer Ambulance Corps -

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Funeral Mass
April 10, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Paul R.C. Church
200 Wyckoff Avenue
Ramsey, NJ 07446

Video is available for this event

April 10, 2021

11:30 AM
Maryrest Cemetery
770 Darlington Avenue
Mahwah, NJ 07430


Ramsey Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc
41 S Island Ave, Ramsey NJ 07446

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