Behm Funeral Homes, Inc.

1477 Jefferson Rd, Jefferson, PA


Charles A. Thistlethwaite

April 26, 1929February 20, 2020

Charles Allen Thistlethwaite, 90 of Washington, formerly of Jefferson, died Thursday, February 20, 2020 at home. He was born April 26, 1929 in Morgan Township, a son of the late Edward V.P. and Flossie Stilwell Thistlethwaite. Charles was a 1947 graduate of Jefferson-Morgan High School. He worked for Equitable Gas Company as a field-man, a welder and station engineer for 40 years and never had a sick day. Charles lived most all his life in Morgan Township with the exception of the last few years. He was a member of the Jefferson Baptist Church, the Waynesburg Moose Lodge #461, and the Slovak Club in Crucible. On September 14, 1948 he married Janet Lei Hackey, who died July 24, 2003. Surviving are two daughters, Deborah Walker of Canonsburg, and Janet Drizos of Canonsburg; three grandchildren, Amy Gueydan, Krissy Leffakis, and Steve Drizos Jr.; seven great grandchildren and a great-great grandson; a sister, Betty Hurd of Jefferson; and several nieces and nephews. Deceased is a brother, Edward Thistlethwaite. At the request of the deceased arrangements are private and entrusted to the Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Rd., Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor. A celebration of life will be held at a later date to be announced. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.


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Charles A. Thistlethwaite

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Althea Mooney Taggart

February 23, 2020

I extend my deepest sympathies on Charlie’s passing. He was a dear friend and mentor to me for over 25 yrs at work. I will cherish many memories.

Becky Rosati

February 22, 2020

Betty and family,So sorry for your lost.I will always remember him from church.Had a few laughs with him.God bless

Samantha Simmons

February 22, 2020

I remember the first time meeting you you said you wanted to give me something special because you loved me and you wanted me to always think of you. You put your high school ring on my finger and that is a memory I have and will always treasure. ♥️ I love you poppy not a goodbye just a see you later