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Charles R. Mcdaid

January 2, 1936 — September 20, 2014

Charles R. McDaid, 78, of Punta Gorda Passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014. He was the son of Daniel J. and Mary (Abner) McDaid, born on January 2, 1936 in Philadelphia, PA. He attended St. Thomas More and Overbrook High Schools. Charles retired in 1990 as a signal engineer for Amtrak. He was a career Army Reservist. Charles lived in Folsom, PA for 30 years and then moved to Brooksville, FL, before settling in Punta Gorda in 1992. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and enjoyed reading, watching the O'Reilly Factor, and discussing politics. Charles will be greatly missed by his sons, Charles R. "Bud" McDaid, Jr. and David J. (Penny) McDaid; brothers Daniel and Joseph; and sister Mary. Charles was preceded in death by his beloved wife Margaret; brothers, Thomas and John and sister Jeannette. Visitation will be 10:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 27 with a service to celebrate Charles' life at 11:00 a.m. at Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to TideWell Hospice, Inc. To express condolences to the family, please visit and sign the guest book.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Johnson-Taylor Funeral & Cremation

1515 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

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