Cecil G. ‘Chuck’ Pickreign, 69

PHOENIX, NY – Cecil G. “Chuck” Pickreign, 69, of Phoenix, passed away on Tuesday August 30, 2016.

Cecil G. 'Chuck' Pickreign
Cecil G. ‘Chuck’ Pickreign

He was born in Saranac Lake, NY, to late mother, Betty J. (Rushlaw) and his father, Gordon W. Pickreign on June 3, 1947.

Later, he was an Army veteran, from 1967-1968.

Chuck had been a resident of Phoenix, since 1961.

Chuck worked for Church & Dwight Co., Solvay, NY, retiring  in 2000.

He was a member of the Old Timers Hunting Club, a true outdoors man in tune with nature.

Surviving to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 49 years, Susan M. nee Sotherden Pickreign; two sons and his daughters-in-law, Charles and Melissa Pickreign of Phoenix and Timothy and Carie Pickreign of Phoenix; his brother and sister-in-law, Wesley and Linda Pickreign of Gasport; his six grandchildren, Jessie, Scott, Morgan, Derick, Jacob and Ryan;three great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and  many friends.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday September 3, from noon to 3 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.

Services will begin at at 3 p.m. in the funeral home.

Burial to follow in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix, NY.

Contributions in Chuck’s memory to: American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., East Syracuse, NY 13057.


  1. Our prayers to the family. May you find comfort in the memories that you will share as your family comes together to celebrate his life. PEACE BE WITH YOU ALL.

  2. So sorry for your family’s loss. Chuck was a great guy and will be missed. Keeping the family in our prayers.

  3. I thought the world of Chuck, I worked with him many times when he drove bus…he was a kind, sweet man. I will miss him a lot. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Much love!!!

  4. Sorry to hear about Chuck..I rode with him as a monitor and we always had a blast .his sense of humor will be missed..fly high papa smurf..

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