Donald W. ‘Charby’ Charbonneau, 69

FULTON, NY – Donald W. “Charby” Charbonneau, 69, of Webster and formerly of Fulton, passed away on Wednesday May 13, 2015, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, after a brief illness.

A native of Boonville, Charby had resided in Fulton since 1972.

He was an Archway Cookie distributor throughout Oswego County from 1973 – 2000 before becoming disabled.

Charby had previously worked as an Arnold Bread distributor and as manager of the Grand Union Grocery Store in Phoenix.

He was a graduate of SUNY Cobleskill with an associate’s degree.

Charby was a communicant of the former Holy Family Catholic Church in Fulton.

He was a past president of the Fulton Lions Club where he received the Melvin Jones Award for community service and helped create some of the club’s prominent fundraisers.

He was also a member of the B.P.O.E. Lodge in Boonville and Emerald Crest Golf Course in Palermo.

Charby was predeceased by his parents, Douglas and Norma Charbonneau of Boonville.

Surviving are: his wife of 47 years, Patricia A. Charbonneau of Webster; a daughter, Lisa (Michael) LaLoggia of Webster; two grandsons, Justin and Anthony “AJ” LaLoggia of Webster; a sister, Marlene (Ray) Barnes of Wake Forest, NC; a brother, Duane (Lorraine) Charbonneau of Cincinnati, Ohio and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 17 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton, with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at noon Monday, May 18 at Holy Trinity Church, corner of Buffalo and South Third streets, Fulton.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to the Fulton Lions Club, P.O. Box 727, Fulton, NY 13069.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.

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  1. I’m so so sorry to hear of Charby’s passing. He was such a great member of the Lions Club and had the amazing gift of making people laugh. My thoughts go out to Patty and Lisa during this difficult time.

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