Charles A. Peters of Endicott, NY, loving husband and father passed away, May 6, 2022, at age 95.
Charles was predeceased by parents, S. L. Peters, Mildred Dow Peters, step-mother Bertha Peters, sister Carol Picciano and step-sister Joyce DeGelleke. He is survived by his loving wife, Norma, of 74 years, sons David (Tina) of Appleton, WI, Steven (Jill) of New Bern, NC and daughter Susan (John) Vandermark of Montrose, PA, his grandchildren: James, Michael, Katelyn, Sara, Brittany, Stacy and Justin, great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law and many nieces and nephews.
Charles attended Union-Endicott schools, enlisted in the Navy from 1943 to 1946, then worked for Endicott Johnson Corporation until the early 1960's when he went to work for IBM, retiring in 1987.
Charles enjoyed family camping, Sunday afternoon football, Syracuse basketball, playing cards with friends, keeping a nice yard and helping his Paden St. neighbors. After retirement his joy was spending time with his grandchildren, whether it was playing, transporting them to activities or helping with school work. He also loved to travel, some highlights were long camping trips on the west coast with his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, winter trips to Florida, cruises and casino trips.
The Peters family wishes to extend their gratitude to Dr. Spencer Eisenberg and the staff at Ideal Senior Living Center, 5th floor Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing (Daisy, Rose and Tulip Court) for their care over the last seven years.
There will be no service, with a private burial at the convenience of the family.