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Charles Van den Avont

December 6, 1931 April 4, 2019
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Obituary for Charles Van den Avont

Charles Van den Avont was born December 6, 1931 in Ghent, Belgium to Ferdinand and Melanie (nee Saccasyn) Van den Avont.  He died April 4, 2019 at the Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights.    

Charles immigrated to the United States in 1960 in search of a better opportunity.  He started out working as a Building Superintendent and ended with a long career as a Civil Engineer for the Cook County Highway Department.   He was very active with the Knights of Columbus, both locally and nationally.   

Charles is survived by his children, Christopher (Diane), Van den Avont; Craig (Sandy) Van den Avont and Cynthia (Andrew) Snarski; grandchildren, Margaret, Alexander, Mark, Andrew,Jr., Madeline, William and Henry. 

Charles was preceded in death by his spouse of 51 years, Joyce (nee Otten) Van den Avont, whom he married January 16, 1965 at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Chicago; his sister Simonne (late Oscar) Reno and by his parents.  

Visitation Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Glueckert Funeral Home, 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road from 8:30 am until time of prayers at 10:30 am, proceeding to St. James Catholic Church, 831 N. Arlington Road, Arlington Heights, for Mass at 11:00 am.  Interment at All Saints Mausoleum at a later date.  
 
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Alzheimer’s Assn.Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631.Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.


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Visitation

Saturday

13

Apr

8:30 AM 4/13/2019 8:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 4/13/2019 10:30:00 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home

1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home
1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Prayers

Saturday

13

Apr

10:30 AM 4/13/2019 10:30:00 AM - 10:45 AM 4/13/2019 10:45:00 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home

1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home
1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Mass

Saturday

13

Apr

11:00 AM 4/13/2019 11:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 4/13/2019 11:45:00 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home

1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home
1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association of Greater Chicago

8430 W. Bryn Mawr
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60631
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