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Charles "Chaz" Leo Wahl

December 2, 1940 ~ June 18, 2022 (age 81)

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Charles "Chaz" Leo Wahl, age 81, of Quakertown, passed away on June 18, 2022, at St. Luke's Upper Bucks Hospital. He was the loving husband of Debra (Tarantino) Wahl with whom they would have shared 29 years of marriage in August. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late August and Teresa (Crane) Wahl.

He graduated from Northeast High School in Philadelphia, PA. 

Charles was a lifetime member of West End Fire Company in Quakertown, Bucks County Fire Police Association and an associate member of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 468. He was also a member of Sons of the American Legion Post 242, 32nd Degree Mason of Lodge 512, Perkiomen Chapter Order of the Eastern Star #318 in Red Hill, PA Tall Cedars of Lebanon of Quakertown, North Penn Shrine Club, and of the Royal Arch Chapter #301. 

Charles was a Pennsylvania State Constable for 17 years.

Chaz had many interests and hobbies. He was in the Clowns of America for many years and his clown name was "Burnt-Off". He loved to fish and collect Santa Clauses. For many organizations he would play as Santa Claus. He also sang in Billy Graham's choir when Billy came to the Veterans Stadium. 

Surviving along with his wife is step-son, Nicholas Yelicanin (Megan), granddaughter Lillian Yelicanin and sister Frances Waterhouse. He was predeceased by brother William Wahl. 

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. 

Instead of flowers please send donations to: Shriners Hospital for Children-Philadelphia, 3551 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, Attn: Mario Salvati or Sons of the American Legion Post #242, 610 E. Broad Street, Quakertown, PA 18951.

Arrangements are by Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service, of Quakertown. (215-536-3343). To view his online obituary please visit

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