Amherst Magazine
Charles L. Warner '39

 

Charles Warner died in Williamsburg, MA, on Tuesday, October 2, 2007.  He is survived by six children: Virginia Warner of Carson City, NV; Mary E. Wilson of Longmeadow, MA; Mark A. Warner of Springhill, FL; Alma Warner-Carr of South China, ME; Martha Warner of Holly Hill, FL; and Carol Cross of South Worthington, MA; thirteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and one great aunt.  His wife, Ruth P. Seaver, predeceased him in 2005.

Charles graduated from Amherst in 1939 with a BA and a Phi Beta Kappa key.  He received a masters degree from Boston Univ. in 1941 and a certificate for supervision and administration from the Univ. of Bridgeport  in 1972. He was an educator in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire for forty years.  He was also involved in the family business, Early New England Crafters.

His other activities included the founding of CREC (Capitol Region Education Council), membership in the Williamsburg Congregational Church, advisor on the school board, and duty at the polls.

Charles spent the majority of his working life helping to improve the education process in New England.

—Henry W. Seeley, Jr. ’39

 

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