Charles R. Foell, retired plant engineer for the Continental Can Co., who had also worked at a family-owned butcher's stall in Lexington Market, died Nov. 24 at St. Agnes Hospital after a heart attack.
Mr. Foell, who was 86 and lived in the Overbrook Apartments in Catonsville, worked for the can company for about 40 years before retiring from its East Biddle Street plant about 20 years ago.
For many years he also worked at Foell Brothers Inc., the meat stall started by his father.
Born in Baltimore, he graduated from the Polytechnic Institute and earned an engineering degree at the Johns Hopkins University.
Mr. Foell was a life member of the Joppa Lodge of the Masons and Boumi Temple and belonged to the Scottish Rite.
He is survived by a brother, Edward J. Foell of Timonium, and a nephew. Services were held Nov. 27 at the Henry W. Jenkins and Sons Funeral Establishment.