Charles J. Demiceli

December 27, 2012       

WATERTOWN, N.Y.  —  Charles J. Demiceli, 65, of 509 Dimmick St. passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, at his home.

orn May 30, 1947, in Watertown, a son of Jerome and Muriel Snyder Demiceli, he graduated in 1964 from Watertown High School and soon after enlisted in the Army. 

He married Yvonne Antonelli on July 22, 1978, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Benoit Dostie officiating.

In 1989 Mr. Demiceli retired from the New York Air Brake as a pattern maker after twenty eight years of service. In the mid to late 1980s he was the president of the International Molders and Foundry Workers Union of North America. 

He was an aquarium enthusiast, enjoyed music and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. 

Most of all, he was an avid New York Giants fan.

Surviving besides his wife are a son and his fiancé, Anthony Demiceli and Bridget Bishop, Watertown; a daughter and her companion, Adrienne Demiceli and Jason Clark, Watertown; a brother, Richard Vautrin, LaFargeville; two sisters, JoAnne Kiss, Clifton Park, N.J., and Kelly Scee, Watertown; four grandchildren, Seth Demiceli, Michael Demiceli, Silas Clark and Zoey Demiceli; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. with Reverend Toby Schilling officiating. 

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Information provided by D.L. Calarco Funeral Home and, Watertown.