Charles Eugene Halladay, 84, of Oxbow

Tools

Oxbow - Charles Eugene Halladay passed away at the age of 84 on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Canton Potsdam Hospital, where he had been a patient for a few days, with his family at his side.

Charles was born at home in Theresa, NY on October 28, 1929, the son of Elmer Eugene Halladay and Beulah Belle Nier Halladay. He was the oldest of four sisters and one brother, Betty Lou Halladay Hayes (predeceased), June Marie Halladay Gilbert (Ogdensburg, NY), Shirley Mae Halladay (and Ronald) Collura (Kendall, NY), Gary Glenn (and Marin) Halladay (North Stratford, NH) and Gloria Jean Meicht (predeceased). 

Charles graduated from Newcomb Central High School in June 1948 and enlisted in the United States Navy July 24, 1948. He served in the Korean War. He was honorably discharged as a Machinist Mate Third Class on June 25, 1952.  After his discharge he worked on the farm with his father. In 1964, Charles joined the Naval Reserves.

Charles married Louise Mary Raven on September 6, 1953 at the Heuvelton Methodist Church.

Charles and Louise Halladay have four children, Shelene Ann Halladay (and Richard) Atkinson of Harrisville, NY, Michael Gene Halladay (and companion Pam Fineout) of Belfort, NY, Charles Daniel Norris Halladay of Philadelphia, NY, and Ronald Wendall Halladay (and Cheryl) of Hermon, NY.

They have 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Charles and Louise celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September of 2013 with family members.

Charles worked on the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway in Massena, NY.  He worked on road projects after finishing with the Seaway. In 1960, the couple bought a farm in Oxbow and returned to farming. They sold the cattle and machinery in 1964.

Charles worked at Gouverneur Talc Mines from 1965 to 1970 and then went back to construction until 1972. In 1972, he went to work for the State of NY as a stationary engineer at the State Office Building in Watertown, NY until his retirement in 1991.

He resided most of his married life in Oxbow, NY and was a member of the Oxbow Fire Department and the Philadelphia American Legion, Robert Markwick Post  #798. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities. He loved and enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home of Theresa, NY.  Services will be Friday, December 6, 2013 at 3:00 pm at the Oxbow Presbyterian Church with CH Keith E.  Kilgore, USA Chaplin – Ret. officiating.

There will be calling hours from 1:00-3:00 pm at the church.  A reception will be at the church following the service.

Donations may be made to the Oxbow Presbyterian Church, the Oxbow Fire Department or the Canton -Potsdam Hospital, Leroy St., Potsdam, NY.

Condolences may be made at www.fredericbrosfuneralhome.com.
 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
, Watertown, NY
More On Demand

Funeral Homes Listings

Jefferson County:

Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
315-493-3710

Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
315-782-4910

Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
315-482-5840

Cummings Funeral Service
Watertown - 315-782-0830
Clayton - 315-686-5101

Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
315-628-4451

Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
315-788-3351

Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
315-639-6257

Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
315-782-6580

Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
315-788-6180

Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
315-654-2681

Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
315-649-2912

Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
315-493-2621

Carpenter-Stoodley, Belleville
315-846-5211

T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
315-686-2414

Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
315-232-4000

Lewis County

Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
315-346-6511

Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
315-376-8009

Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
315-346-6311

Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
315-376-2665

St. Lawrence County

IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
315-375-8258

Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop

Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
315-353-2112

Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
315-393-4870

French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
315-287-2810

Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
315-287-1330

Phillips Memorial Home, Massena
315-769-3549

Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
315-393-2220

Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
315-393-1414

Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
315-386-8513

O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton

Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
(315) 347-2122

French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur

French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards

French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake

This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.

What's On TonightFull Schedule