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Obituary - Charles B. Schecter

Charles B. Schecter

Date of Passing: December 13th, 2021

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Charles B. Schecter, 87, of Saratoga Springs, formerly of New Hartford, passed away Monday December 13, 2021 at Saratoga Hospital.

He was born August 1, 1934, in Utica, the son of the late Paul and Celia Cramer Schecter. He was a graduate of UFA and was a US Army veteran. On July 15, 1962, in Syracuse, he married Myrna Rumaner. Charles took over Schecter's Menswear from his father, Paul, which was in operation for over 70 years. Charles was an active member of Temple Emanu-El and its Men's Club in Utica, holding several offices

Besides his wife, Myrna; he is survived by three children, Stephen (Kimberlee Baltich) Schecter of Croton-On-Hudson, Debra Kiely of Averill Park and Paul Schecter of Yorkville; two sisters, Toby Bailin of Maryland and Dorothy Schnier of Florida; grandchildren Rebecca (Dru), Alexandra, Cecelia, Aaron, Rachel and Benton; great grandchildren, Kaden, Greyson and Ensley; and nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be Wednesday (today) at 2:30 pm at Temple Emanu-El Cemetery, Roberts Road, New Hartford, with Rabbi Henry Bamberger officiating.

In memory of Mr. Schecter, kindly consider a donation to Temple Emanu-El.

Arrangements are with Mark C. Bentz Funeral Service, Inc., New Hartford.


I meant to refer to him as his long-ago family nickname of "Sonny" not Jr.!
Jay L. Bloom

I just learned of Charlie's passing. I have fond memories of going to Aunt Celia's house to play and to Bleecker St to shop. "Jr." always had such a warm, happy smile! RIP
Jay L. Bloom

To the Schecter family, Charlie was a terrific husband, father, grandfather, boss and friend who will be missed and all the great memories will live on forever. We will always member his kind heart and generosity. We love you Charlie, Rest in Peace dear friend. John & Bea
John and Bea

Myrna and family,
Joe and I are so sorry for your loss. Charlie was a great man and great boss for 15 plus years. Sending our deepest sympathy and sending love and hugs to all of you.
Joe And JoAnn
Joe and JoAnn DeSimone

Myrna and family:
Our deepest sympathies to you and your entire family. Not only were you both wonderful neighbors, but we shared the gift of retail for many years.
Charlie always had a smile and a genuine passion for making people happier in his presence. Our hearts are sad today and your family will be in our prayers.
Love to all, Greg & Leigh DAgostino
Leigh & Greg DAgostino

Debbie& family- It has been years since we have spoke or seen each other, but I remember you with great fondness.
I am so sorry to hear of your beloved father's passing and send love and prayers to you,
your mom and family.
Thinking of all of you.
Pamela Hayden