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“Katie and Ray your in our thoughts and prayers. Charlie will be missed. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Sara and Shugie Proctor - PA

“Kate and Family,Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of Charlie. He always had a smile for me whenever I opened the front door on...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Jeanne Costik - Elizabethtown, PA

“Lori, Ryan, Dylan and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.Love, JoAnn & Charlie Taylor & family ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: JoAnn Taylor - York, PA - Family

“I was sorry to hear about Charlie's passing. He was always a lively, fun loving guy at the bowling alley. My condolences to his family. Prayers go...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Melvin Henry - Middletown, PA

“With Deepest Sympathy to the family of Charles Secord... I did not know Charles but worked with his brother Ray. May he rest in peace ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Dottie Jones - Mechanicsburg, PA


Charles W. "Charlie" Secord, Jr., 65, of Lititz passed away Thursday morning, June 8, 2017 at his home after lengthy illnesses. Born on January 6, 1952 in Tenton, NJ, he was the son of the late Charles W. "Skip" Secord, Sr. and Katherine M. Shuster Secord. Charlie was the husband of Lori A. McGovern Secord with who he married on December 30, 1993.
Charlie graduated in 1969 from Middletown High School and attended the University of Miami and Elizabethtown College. Charlie worked in the automotive industry the majority of his working career. He began with Apple Automotive in Harrisburg, was Fixed Operations Director for Lake Chevrolet in Lewistown and Service Manager for the former Wolf Ford in Lancaster. Charlie was an auto industry consultant for Atcon for 10 years before retirement.
Charlie battled diabetes, kidney failure and congestive heart failure for the past 10 years. He was a double amputee due to his diabetes. Prior to his illness, he was a championship bowler, loved boating on the Middle River, enjoyed vacationing with his family, especially to Clearwater Beach, Florida and an animal lover. Charlie loved his boys and made certain he was able to attend his son Ryan's basic training graduation this spring and his son Dylan's graduation from CTC just last week.
Charlie is survived by his wife Lori; his mother, Katherine of Middletown; sons, Ryan P. of Ft. Campbell, KY and Dylan C. at home; his brother, Raymond J., husband of Kathy A. Secord of Elizabethtown and nephew, Daniel R. Secord and niece, Heather J. Secord, both of Elizabethtown.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Charlie's funeral service on Thursday evening, June 15, 2017 at 7PM from the Bright Hope Fellowship Church, 345 N. Deodate Road, Middletown, PA 17057. Friends will be received at the church from 5 to 7 PM on Thursday. Please omit flowers, memorial remembrances may be made in Charlies' memory to the Humane League of Lancaster County. For other information, please call 717-393-1776 or to submit an online condolence visit www.thegundelchapel.com.