Obituary of Carl Flegel
After a long life filled with love, Carl died peacefully on Monday, November 6, 2023, at the West Shore Village in Port Perry, at age 98. Dearly loved husband of the late Kathleen (nee Maule). Loving father of David (Deborah) and Deborah (Peter). Beloved grandfather of Jessica (Arthur) and great-grandfather of Phoenix and Daniella. Carl joined the Canadian Army in April 1944 at the age of 19. He qualified as a paratrooper with the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion in October 1944, and served in Europe under the command of the British 6th Airborne Division. He received both the France and Germany Star. Carl returned from overseas on June 23, 1945, and moved to Oshawa where he married Kathleen.
Private arrangements have been entrusted to the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171). If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Red Cross. Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at www.waggfuneralhome.com
Thank you to the staff at West Shore Village for their compassionate care.