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Obituary - Charles T. Budlong

Charles T. Budlong

Date of Passing: February 21st, 2010

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Charles T. (Chuck) Budlong, 81, of Waterville, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2010. Born in Utica on December 23, 1928, he was the son of the late Leslie and Helen VanNort Budlong. On February 4, 1950, at St. Bernard's Church, Waterville, he married the former Alice Way, with whom he shared 60 years of a loving and cherished relationship. Chuck worked at Eastern Rock Products, served as supervisor for the Town of Marshall Highway Department, served as a councilman for the Town of Marshall, and retired as a salesman from American Asphalt in 1996. Chuck will always be remembered as a great husband and father who was always there for what he considered his "four girls". He was an avid hunter and especially enjoyed hunting with his family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife, Alice; three daughters and a son-in-law, Judy and Gary Kingsbury of Waterville, Jean Budlong of Utica and Darla (Toad) O'Brien of Waterville, as well as her husband, Patrick O'Brien who predeceased him; two grandchildren, Charles T. Kingsbury of Waterville and Melissa Kingsbury and her fiancÚ Jerry Ray of Waterville; one great granddaughter, Leeanne Ray of Waterville; one sister-in-law, Catherine Budlong of Waterville; his close friend, Raymond VanHyning of Oriskany Falls; and many nieces and nephews, whom he shared a close relationship with. He was predeceased by four sisters and two brothers. Calling hours are Wednesday evening from 5-7 at the Kloster-Northrop & Bentz Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville. Services will be at the convenience of the family.


Dear Alice, Words cannot express how sorry I am that Chuck died. As time goes by ,your grief will lessen but time can never erase the memories you have of CHuck. I have many from years ago when we spent time visiting together. I pray that God will give you and your family the strength and comfort you need now and in the future. Love, Edie
Edith M. Eastman

Jean, My deepest sympathies in the loss of your dad. I remember how often you spoke of him. You and your family will be in my prayers. Connie

Jean, I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Give your Mom my warmest regards.

Jean, I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I remember all the nice stories you use to tell me at work about your dad. As always, Linda
Linda Mosca