Mr. Charles A. Fitchette, 59, died Friday, July 3rd, at his residence, where he was under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County, after a four-year illness with cancer.
There will be a Celebration of Life held at his residence, Saturday July 11th, starting at 1pm.
Charlie was born September 10th, 1960, in Alexandria Bay, the son of Marquis and Esther Rice Fitchette. He went to school in Alexandria Bay and graduated from LaFargeville in 1977.
On April 3rd, 2004, he married the former Sylvia Dano, at the LaFargeville United Methodist Church with Reverend Mark Pierce officiating.
Charlie retired because of his illness after many years as a mason for the Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen Union Local #2 out of Watertown.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, remodeling and having fun.
Besides his wife Sylvia, he is survived by one stepson, Merreck McMurphy of Spokane, Washington; one sister, Monica Schroeder of Houston, Texas; four brothers, Jeffrey (Barb) of Black River, Dale, Terry, and Kim (Kimberly) Fitchette, all of LaFargeville; nieces and nephews.
One brother, Marty, died Christmas Day of 2019.
Donations can be made in his name to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street Road, Watertown, N.Y. 13601.