PHOENIX, NY – Charles Melvin Peet, 89, of Oswego, passed away at the Pontiac Care & Rehabilitation Center on Wednesday February 19, 2014.
He was born to his late parents, Emma (Blount) and Ellsworth Peet, on January 2, 1925.
He was a graduate of Mexico Academy.
Charlie had been a farmhand in Palermo, Volney and the Phoenix areas most of his life.
He also was employed by BirdsEye, Co., Fulton, and Red Creek Canning factory, as well as working in a sawmill.
He retired from the J. Martin Co., Lake City, Fla., in 1990.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, George E. Peet, in 2006; and his very close friends, Homer L. Eastman in 2000, and Velma Ruth Eastman in 2004.
Surviving are his two sisters, Ethel L. Gleason of of Mexico, NY, and Edith J. House of Phoenix; several nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
Services will be held on Monday at 6 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, with Pastor Barbara (Ouderkirk) Pepper officiating.
Spring burial will be in Pennellville Cemetery, County Route 54, in the town of Schroeppel.
Calling hours will be conducted from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday prior to the service in the funeral home.