LOMBAERDE, Charles, 98, of Pennington, NJ, formerly of Ridgewood, NJ passed away on Saturday, August 16, 2014, at Brandywine Senior Living, his home for 8 years. Born in Paterson, NJ to Alfred and Margaret Lombaerde, Charles was a graduate of the Newark College of Engineering, where he attended 9 years at night while working for the Curtiss Wright Corporation during the day. He worked for Curtiss Wright for 47 years until his retirement. Charles was the beloved husband of the late Gertrude D. Lombaerde (née Moore); loving father of John C. Lombaerde and his wife Kazuko, Laura J. Ransom and her husband Keith, Janet C. Vite and her husband Gregory, and Carol A. Murray and her husband Edward; cherished grandfather of Michelle Lombaerde, Ryan and Julia Ransom, Emily, Sarah, Amanda and Thomas Vite, and Joseph and Lisa Murray; dear brother of the late Alfred Lombaerde and the late Clemence Adams.