Charles A. Fitchette, 59, LaFargeville

LAFARGEVILLE, NY —  Charles A. Fitchette, 59, died Friday, July 3, 2020, 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 11, starting at 1pm.

Born Sept. 10, 1960, in Alexandria Bay, the son of Marquis and Esther Rice Fitchette, he attended school in Alexandria Bay and graduated in 1977 from LaFargeville.

On April 3, 2004, he married the former Sylvia Dano, at the LaFargeville United Methodist Church with Rev. 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 a stepson, Merreck McMurphy, Spokane, Washington; a sister, Monica Schroeder, Houston, Texas; four brothers, Jeffrey (Barb) of Black River, Dale, Terry, and Kim (Kimberly) Fitchette, all of LaFargeville; nieces and nephews.

A brother, Marty, died Christmas Day of 2019.

Donations can be made in his name to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street Road, Watertown, NY 13601.

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