Charles V. Cavicchio, Jr.

July 7, 1936 - May 21, 2013
Charles V. Cavicchio, Jr.

Charles V. Cavicchio, Jr, 76, of Hendersonville, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Pardee Hospital. He was a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Charles & Tillie Cavicchio.

He was a longtime resident of Shelby, Michigan and had lived in Hendersonville since 1991.

He was a 1959 graduate of General Motors Institute and retired from General Motors, Cadillac Division in 1991 after 37 years of service.

He was an active member of Mt. Pisgah Lutheran Church and the Menís Garden Club of Asheville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Charlotte Bierwirth and his brother Al.

Surviving is his wife Elise; sons John and fiancÈe Patricia Williamson of Canton, Mich., Michael and wife Lisa of Livonia, Mich., and Charles and wife Joyce of Seminole, Fla.; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Mt. Pisgah Lutheran Church with Pastor Larry Rabon officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Memorial Garden of Mt. Pisgah Lutheran Church, 2606 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792.


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  • May 23, 2013
    Shelley Bedzyk says:
    Beloved uncle rest in peace....fun loving joke telling hugging smiling and the only uncle I had left xoxo

  • May 24, 2013
    Rita and Mort Dunlop says:
    Dear Elise, Charlie was a member of our extended family and surely we are sad that he's gone. We can't be there to hug you and say we're sorry, but we are thinking of you at this time. Love, Rita and Mort

  • May 24, 2013
    Rita and Mort says:
    Dear John, Death is a sad part of life and nothing but time will ease that pain. Please know that we share your sadness and are sending good thoughts to you and your brothers. Love, Rita and Mort

  • May 27, 2013
    Michael & Julie Towe says:
    Elise & Family, You have our deepest sympathy, at this time. Charlie was a wonderful guy who will be missed by everyone who ever knew him. May the Lord comfort each of you, as you mourn his passing. And may your memories bring you joy, for years to come.

  • May 27, 2013
    Bonnie Garcia says:
    I am sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. Soon Jesus will abolish death forever (1 Cor. 15:26). Until then, may the God of comfort be with you in your time of need. Although you don't know me I was moved to share a comforting scripture that may help you through this rough time.