Charles Barrett 1947-2017
Charles Barrett, 69 passed on March 29, 2017 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare. He was born in Cooperstown NY on October 5, 1947 to the late Maurice V. and Mary Cargill Barrett and was a 1965 graduate of Sauquoit schools.
Charlie was employed for many years as a machinist for Chicago Pneumatic and later worked security at APAC in Utica.
He was a proud member of the Cassville Volunteer Fire Department where he served for 48 years and also served on their board of directors.
Charlie is survived by his loving companion of over 30 years; Daisy Cushman his children; Carolee Sternthal and her husband Chris of Eden Prarie, MN, Anna Marie Nelson and her husband Andrew of Brunswick, ME, Mark Bradbury and his wife Jessica of Smithfield, NY, his five grandchildren; Hunter Bradbury, Thomas Chesley Jr., William Chesley, Carrie-Beth Gochie and Clara Serenity Nelson, his four great-grandchildren; Colton Chesley, Trent Chesley, Logan Chesley and Marley Chesley, his sister; Peggy and Neil Entwistle of FL., his brother; Ronnie and Debbie Barrett of Bridgewater, his sisters in law; Nancy Barrett of Schuyler and Lisa Barrett of Cassville and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his brothers; Maurice “Sonnie” Barrett and Bruce Barrett Sr.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, April 5 from 11-1 at the Smith Funeral Home, 3022 Oneida St. Sauquoit with funeral services following immediately at 1:00.
Interment will be in Highland Rural Cemetery later in the spring.
In Charlie’s memory, please make donations to the Cassville Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 371, Cassville, NY 13318. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.