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Charles T. Hess

Charles T. Hess, 61, of Plains, passed away at home Tuesday morning, July 5, 2016. Born in Kingston on July 13, 1954, he was the son of the late Charles and Margaret Hoffman Hess.

He was a graduate of Wyoming Area High School. He had been employed as a supervisor at Leggett and Platt.

Charles was a former state championship softball player. He enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s various sporting events.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia Durling Hess in 1998 and a sister, Anita Rinaldi.

Surviving are his wife of 15 years, Kathleen Rich Hess; children, Chuck D. Hess and his wife Paula, Baltimore, MD; Eugene Hess and his wife Sophia, Wilkes-Barre; daughter, TraceyLynn Jacobsen and her husband Mark, Pittston; grandchildren, Eddie Murdoch; Alyssa Hess; Piper Hess; Virginia Jacobsen; Zoey Hess; Darren Hess; Faith Hess; Mahki Hess; Samantha Hess and Hope Hess; brother, Cliff Hess and his wife Barbara, Harding; numerous nieces; nephews; great nieces and great nephews.

Friends may call Thursday, July 7, 2016 from 5pm-8pm at the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William Street, Pittston. A Blessing Service will follow at 8:00pm. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation, 63 N. Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.

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