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Charles F. Stormer Sr.

Charles F. Stormer Sr., 89, of Lebanon Road Randolph, NY, formerly of Ashville, NY, died at 2:35 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family.

A resident of the area for most of his life, he was born May 29, 1932 in Jamestown, NY, the son of the late John Henry and Neva Blackmar Stormer Sr.

Prior to his retirement, he was a pipefitter and steamfitter for the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 449 for over 35 years and a member of the union for over 50 years. He has worked on major construction projects such as the Kinzua Dam, Beaver Dam and Oswego Generating Station.

In the early years he worked for the Marlin Rockwell Corporation, the American Sterilizer Corporation and the Singer Company.

Charlie has been involved in Masonic circles for over 50 years as a member of Carroll Lodge 1147 F&AM, Frewsburg, NY For many years he volunteered for East Randolph United Methodist Church delivering meals to people locked up.

He will be remembered as a loving and caring father and grandfather who was very proud of his large family. He was the kind of person who fixed and fixed anything for anyone anytime. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spent many hours working on old tractors and cars.

Surviving are his children: Charles (Heather) Stormer Jr. of Sherman, NY, Russell (late Debra) Stormer of Randolph, NY, Elizabeth Stormer of Ashville, NY, and Gretchen Stormer of Lakewood, NY; 12 grandchildren several great-grandchildren; one sister, Shirley Boutelle of Busti; one brother, Donald Stormer of Lake Mary, Florida; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, the former Vivian Anderson Stormer, whom he married on December 9, 1950 and died on March 6, 2007; two sons: William and Robert Stormer; one sister, Mary Smith; and two brothers: Robert Stormer and John Stormer Jr.

The funeral will be held on Monday, April 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Lind Funeral Home. Reverend Frederick Rowland, retired pastor, will officiate. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home where a Carroll Lodge Masonic funeral service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made at East Randolph United Methodist Church, 122 Church St., East Randolph, NY 14730.

You can leave words of condolence for Charlie’s family at www.lindfuneral home.com

Chester T. Johnson