Charles M. Dumas, 75

OSWEGO, NY – Charles M. Dumas, 75, a resident of Dutch Ridge Road., Scriba, passed away on Friday November 2, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his family.

Born in Oswego, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Viola (Haresign) Dumas of Minetto.

He was retired from the New York Power Authority, Labor Local 214.

He was a member of the Oswego County Sheriff Special Forces.

Surviving are a son, Mr. Charles W. Dumas of Oswego; two daughters, Miss. Amy Blake with companion Mr. Joseph Fleming of Mexico and Mrs. and Mr. Kim (Richard) Barber of Oswego; a brother Mr. and Mrs. Arnold (Joyce) Dumas of Minetto; two sisters, Mrs. and Mr. Elaine (Clint) Ylitalo of Oswego and Mrs. and Mr. Ella (Tim) Furman of Oswego; grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. Kevin (Mindy) Dumas, Mr. and Mrs. Brandon (Samantha) Blake, Miss. Mariah Blake, and Miss. Jill Dumas and companion Mr. Shad Gates, Dustin, Cassandra, Alyse and Jessica Fleming; great-grandchildren, Lilly, Amber, and Willow Dumas and Justin, Juliana, Jasmine and Jaden Gates.

He is also survived by his companion of 18 years, Miss. Anna Hammond and her children, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Hammond, Miss. Chrissy Hammond and companion Mr. Carl Fellows, Mr. Tom Hammond and companion Miss. Joanna Caruso, Mr. and Mrs. Rich (Michelle) Gillen; Miss. Anna Hammond’s grandchildren, Derek Bivens, Dominic Gillen, Matt Hammond, Katie Fellows, Johnny and Amber Hammond, Marissa and Greg Hammond.

He was predeceased by his wife, Mrs. Virginia (Sweeting) Dumas.

Funeral services and burial will be held privately.

Nelson Funeral Home has care of arrangements.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, Inc. PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.

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