Charles Melvin Peet, 89, of Oswego, passed away at the Pontiac Care and Rehab Center on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
He was born to his late parents, Emma (Blount) and Ellsworth Peet, Jan. 2, 1925.
He was a graduate of Mexico Academy. Charlie had been a farm hand in Palermo, Volney, and Phoenix areas much of his life. He also was employed at BirdsEye, 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 Peet in 2006; and his close friends, Homer L. Eastman in 2000 and Velma Ruth Eastman in 2004.
Surviving are his two sisters, Ethel Gleason of Mexico, NY, and Edith J. House of Phoenix, NY; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Services were Feb. 24 in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, with Pastor Barb Ouderkirk Pepper officiating. Spring burial in Pennellville Cemetery, Schroeppel.
Calling hours were Feb. 24 prior to the service in the funeral home.