Charles Albert Babendreier

Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 18, 2020

Charles Albert Babendreier  
January 17, 1931 - March 12, 2020  

Charles Albert Babendreier on March 12, 2020 after a
brief illness.

Charlie was a lifelong resident of the Washington, DC area,
a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a Civil
Engineering graduate of The Catholic University of America.
He retired in 1985 after a distinguished career with the
National Science Foundation. He was dearly loved and
will be sorely missed by all those who knew him.

A devoted son of Charles Babendreier and Clarabelle Taylor and loving husband of Mary
Ann, his wife of 70 years.

He was the patriarch of 15 children, 38 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He is
proceeded into heaven by his late children Mary Teresa and John.

Survived by loving wife Mary Ann (nee Schrider); sister and husband Mary Lee (Frank)
Naples; children and spouses Reverend Joseph Babendreier, Christopher (Josepha)
Babendreier Carl (Melanie) Babendreier, Ann (Dean) Norwich, Peter (Michele)
Babendreier, Bernard (Kitty) Babendreier, Justin (Martha) Babendreier, Gerard (Nany)
Babendreier, Madeline (Ellsworth) Jones, Albert (Berta) Babendreier, Gretchen
Babendreier, Katherine (Gary) Glore, and Elizabeth (Dave) Hammers.

In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Gonzaga High School, St. Anselm's Abbey
or the The Heights School.

Viewing and services will be held privately due to social-distancing protocols suggested
by the CDC.

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