Charles J. Trafagander Sr. of the Town of Plattekill, a retired maintenance technician for ICN Pharmaceuticals in Orangeburg, NY entered into rest Friday, April 17, 2015 surrounded by his family at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital-Newburgh Campus. He was 70.
The son of the late Joseph and Ann Shillolo Traficanta, Charles was born December 9, 1944 in Stratford Ontario, Canada.
Charles attended Our Lady of Fatima Church and was a member National Rifle Association. He was a wonderful father and grandfather.
Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Donna Minard Trafagander at home, children; Charles Trafagander Jr. and his wife, Mary of Modena, Jo Marie Provost and husband, Russ of Clintondale, Michael Trafagander and wife, Davina of Highland, his sister, Domenica Quinn of SC, grandchildren: Elaina, Charles, Michael and Lilliana Trafagander, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Visitation for family and friends will take place Monday, April 20, 2015 from 3 to 7 p.m.at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 North Plank Rd., Newburgh.
Funeral Mass will be offered 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Rte32, Plattekill, NY. Father Kevin Malik will officiate.
Cremation will follow the Mass at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
If desired please make donations in Charles memory to the Town of Newburgh Animal Shelter, 645 Gidney Ave., Newburgh, NY 12550.