|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1923|
|Death: ||Oct. 31, 1990|
Watertown Daily Times (NY) - Thursday, November 1, 1990
Charles E. Sears, 67, Moreland Road, Route 3, died at 8 a.m. Wednesday at his home. He had been in ill health since March.
A prayer service will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fox Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Cathedral with the Rev. Gerald Service and the Rev. James Delbel officiating. Burial will be in Foxwood Memorial Park.
He is survived by his wife, a son, two daughters, seven grandchildren; four brothers, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Born Oct. 7, 1923, in Ogdensburg, son of Charles P. and Florence Fawcett Sears , he graduated from St. Mary's Academy in 1941, and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a crewman of one of the first B-29 Superfortress bombers to bomb the home island of Japan. He then served 30 years in the Army Reserves, retiring as master sergeant.
He married Charlotte L. Sisco May 3, 1945, in Salina, Kan., with the Rev. Clement Krouse officiating. He worked for Ray Gary Chevrolet dealership as a frame mechanic and later worked in the former Joseph Denny Machine Shop. He was rural mail carrier for the Ogdensburg post office for 27 years, retiring in 1978. Mr. Sears had also rebuilt houses in Ogdensburg for Fred Shurtleff.
After his retirement from the post office, Mr. Sears worked with his son doing drywall work for five years.
He and his wife traveled to California several times during their retirement.
Mr. Sears was a communicant of St. Mary's Cathedral, a member and past exalted ruler of the Ogdensburg Elks Lodge 772, past state vice president of the New York State Elks Association, past district deputy grand exalted ruler of the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, and a member of the Rural Letter Carriers Association.
Charlotte L Cisco Sears (1925 - 2016)*
Foxwood Memorial Park
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Created by: Anne Cady
Record added: Jun 14, 2009
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