A Mass of Christian burial for Charles W. Eichelman, an auditor for the federal government, will be offered at 9 a.m. tomorrow at the Roman Catholic Basilica of the Assumption, 408 N. Charles St.
Mr. Eichelman, who was 56 and lived in Catonsville, died Friday from complications after heart surgery at University Hospital in Baltimore.
He was an auditor for 30 years, serving in the Department of Health and Human Services and its predecessor, the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, as well as the Department of Defense. He began his career as a certified public accountant with Ernst & Ernst in Baltimore.
The Baltimore native graduated from Loyola High School in 1953 and from Loyola College, where he was an accounting major, in 1957.
He served in the U.S. Army in West Germany from 1957 to 1959, and in the Army reserves for six years.
He enjoyed carpentry and music.
He was a member of the Basilica of the Assumption parish in Baltimore for the last 10 years and previously was a member of St. Mark parish in Catonsville.
Surviving are his wife, the former Dorothy Ennis; three sons, William G. Eichelman and Thomas E. Eichelman, both of Catonsville, and Robert Charles Eichelman of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; two daughters, Kathleen Anderson of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Alice Baker of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and six grandchildren.