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The Engineers Club Remembers Past Member C. Charles Miesse

08/03/09
C. Charles "Chuck" Miesse, 87, formerly of Malvern, a retired systems analyst with the Environmental Protection Agency, passed away of Parkinson's disease this past June at Bellingham, a retirement community in West Chester. Mr. Miesse grew up in Lancaster and Bethlehem, Pa., and earned a Bachelor's degree from Lehigh University. During World War II, he served in the Navy aboard a troop ship and sailed through the Suez Canal. After the war, he earned a Master's degree in mathematics from Albright College in Reading. He taught science and math at Brown University, while working towards a Doctorate in music. Mr. Miesse was a systems analyst for aerospace companies in California, Illinois and Pittsburgh. In 1965 he joined the aerospace division of General Electric in Valley Forge. He later worked for Weston Solutions in West Chester. Before joining the EPA, Region 3, in Philadelphia in 1971. He was also a talented musician playing both the piano and various brass instruments. Mr. Miesse enjoyed composing music and sang with the Wayne and Paoli Presbyterian Church choirs. In addition to his wife Jeane "Joy" Baitinger Miesse of 50 years, he is survived by his two sons; two daughters; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.