August 15, 1946 ~ May 14, 2023

Born in: Rosine, KY
Resided in: New Haven, IN

Charles ‘Chuck’ Monroe, 76, of New Haven died May 14, 2023, in New Haven, surrounded by his loving family. Chuck was born on August 15, 1946, in Rosine KY, to the late Sammie and Mercedes (Logsdon) Monroe and was proceeded in death by an infant sister Brenda Monroe. Chuck moved to Indianapolis in 1955, then to New Haven in 1977, where he lived the duration of his life. He retired last year from his business Chuck’s Furniture Repair and Upholstery of 39 years. Chuck loved spending time with his family, dining out with friends, playing cards, grilling and in years past, golfing and bowling. Chuck was a Marine in the Vietnam War from 1965-1969 with many honors for distinguished service. Chuck is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Gloria (Jenkins) Monroe; daughters Tammy (Brian) Gerardot and Melissa Tilley; 6 grandchildren, Mason Childress, Joshua Childress, Lydia Gerardot, Ashleigh Kayser, Abby Pick and Alisha Bontrager; 7 great grandchildren with one on the way; siblings Paxton (Orpha) Monroe, Anita (Emitt) Perry and Wayne Monroe.


Funeral Service will be held at Victory Life Church, 1502 Rose Ave., New Haven, IN on Friday May 19, 2023 at 1:30 pm with calling prior from 10am -1:30 pm. Military burial IOOF Cemetery 1109 Hartzell Rd, New Haven, IN following service.


In lieu of fresh flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stillwater Hospice of Fort Wayne, Indiana and the local VFW Chapter #47.

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    The staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. The legacy of love he has left with his family will keep him in many hearts eternally. Thinking of you all and sending much love.

  3. I never know what to jot down under these circumstances but please know you folks are in my thoughts. I wish you the very best.

  4. Chuck and Gloria were down the street neighbors when I lived in New Haven. You’re able to tell a man’s character by his wife and the children they raised. Chuck was a man who always welcomed me into their home making me feel accepted. Friendly and caring to all who he met. Thank you Chuck and Gloria for being great parents and neighbors!

  5. I love you so much Grandpa, thank you for everything you did for our family. I will miss you so much, until we see eachother again. ❤️

  6. I have known Chuck and Gloria for 44 years and there are so many memories. Chuck had a heart the size of Texas and he would do anything he could for anyone. He also had the best hugs! Gloria, Tammy, Missy, and everyone I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you all. Chuckles was one of the best and thank you all for sharing him with all of us!!!

  7. You will be so missed by your family and friends. Prayers go out to all of your family especially Mason and Joshua who had the greatest grandpa ever.

  8. Chuck and Gloria have been our best friends for over 44 years. Chuck would do anything for someone. He was the best guy ever. We will miss him. We are sorry for your loss.

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