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Friday, August 14, 2015

Charles Richard Denney

Charles Richard Denney, age 64, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on July 8, 1951 in Carbondale, PA to the late Myron R. Denney Sr. and Iola E. Lovelace. 

Charles graduated from Benjamin Franklin High School, class of 1970.

Charles was a machine operator for Albany Felt for many years.  He also worked in Oklahoma and the oil fields in Texas. 

Charles enjoyed collecting match box cars and Charles inspired everyone he met with his gentleness and love. He loved to laugh and cause laughter.

Charles is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Patricia Denney, and they had a remarkable fun filled life together, daughter; Jennifer Denney Copley (Charles) of Delaware, OH, brothers; Gerald Denney of Las Vegas, Donald Denney (Pam) of Ballston Lake, NY, Larry Denney (Margaret) of Pa, Jack Denney (Alma) of PA, James Denney (Gerri) of PA, sister; Laurie Denney of PA, brother-in-laws; Paul Swingle, James Noble (Carol), 5 grandchildren; Kirsten Foti of Williamport, PA, Dimitra Foti of Ballston Spa., NY, Mia Foti of Landing, NJ, Caden Copley of Delaware, OH, Jacqueline Copley of Delaware, OH, 1 great-grandchild; Briella Balthazar of Ballston Spa., NY and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter; Susan Marie Denney-Foti, brothers; Myron Denney Jr., Harry Denney, sisters; Barbara Swingle, and Shirley Knise (brother-in-law Merle).

The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation and Thank You to the staff, Kelli and Mary at The Community Hospice for the comfort and care they gave to Charles in his home. 

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave. (Marion Ave. and/or Rte 9), Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.  Calling hours will be held from 9 – 11 am prior to the service.

Interment in honor of Charles will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, August 18th. 2015, at Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Road, Schuylerville, NY 12871.

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