Obituaries

Joan Cunningham
B: 1929-11-02
D: 2018-07-15
View Details
Cunningham, Joan
David Pucci
B: 1953-07-29
D: 2018-07-15
View Details
Pucci, David
Mary Pulcher
B: 1954-07-04
D: 2018-07-11
View Details
Pulcher, Mary
Ronald Chaplin
B: 1955-05-23
D: 2018-07-03
View Details
Chaplin, Ronald
Marion Williams
B: 1934-11-12
D: 2018-07-01
View Details
Williams, Marion
Valerie Martin
B: 1958-08-06
D: 2018-06-28
View Details
Martin, Valerie
Janice O'Marra
B: 1951-06-30
D: 2018-06-28
View Details
O'Marra, Janice
Charles Soden
B: 1934-02-25
D: 2018-06-24
View Details
Soden, Charles
John Morley
B: 1957-10-27
D: 2018-06-24
View Details
Morley, John
William Weisenforth
B: 1935-03-01
D: 2018-06-19
View Details
Weisenforth, William
Larry Boisen
B: 1951-01-28
D: 2018-06-18
View Details
Boisen, Larry
Lynn Lyons
B: 1960-09-08
D: 2018-06-17
View Details
Lyons, Lynn
Nancy Jeavons
B: 1956-05-29
D: 2018-06-15
View Details
Jeavons, Nancy
George Bousquet
B: 1932-12-08
D: 2018-06-14
View Details
Bousquet, George
Verna Manory
B: 1942-06-12
D: 2018-06-14
View Details
Manory, Verna
Barbara Cassella
B: 1942-06-27
D: 2018-06-12
View Details
Cassella, Barbara
Louise Benson
B: 1931-03-07
D: 2018-06-08
View Details
Benson, Louise
Joan Foy
B: 1933-07-29
D: 2018-06-05
View Details
Foy, Joan
Carmen Martinez
B: 1937-08-17
D: 2018-06-05
View Details
Martinez, Carmen
William Wintermute
B: 1956-11-05
D: 2018-06-02
View Details
Wintermute, William
Laura Wintermute
B: 1953-06-04
D: 2018-06-02
View Details
Wintermute, Laura

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
133 Broad St.
WATERFORD, NY 12188
Phone: (518) 237-8296
Fax: (518) 235-8934

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Charles Soden can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for Charles "Charlie" Soden

Charles "Charlie"  Soden
COLONIE Charles E. Soden passed away after a short illness on June 24, 2018 at the age of 84. He was born in Albany on February 25, 1934 to the late Arthur and Elizabeth (Stellar) Soden, and remained in the area for most of his life. He made Colonie his home with his wife in 1963, raised a family, and stayed living in the same house for 54 years until very recently. He was a graduate of Vincentian Institute and went on to join his father and brothers working at the Times Union in Albany until his retirement in 1995. He was a US Army veteran, having served between 1956 and 1962. He was an avid and above average bowler for many years, accumulating quite the trophy collection, not to mention how he met his wife.

Over the years, Charlie loved watching NASCAR Races and Red Sox games, listening to all kinds of music though singing along made everyone cringe, and doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles. He liked being outdoors ā€“ tending the vegetable garden, playing whiffle ball or swimming with his kids, or just sitting and reading a book. He spent summer vacations at Lake Champlain when he was a boy and continued bringing his own kids for many years later. He loved all the family cats despite his allergies.

Charlie was married to Mary Wittemer for 32 years before her death in 1994. He is survived by their three children, Michael (Kimberly) Soden of North Port, FL; Karen (Harry) Feinberg of Durham, CT; Kevin (Kim) Soden of Waterford, NY, and; 6 grandsons (Adam, Aaron, Joshua, Zachary and Matthew Soden, and Ethan Feinberg); his brother Joseph of Albany; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was predeceased by his brother Donald.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad Street, Waterford. Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands.

Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home from 9-10 a,m. prior to the service. The family welcomes you to dress casually if you prefer as Charlie never liked wearing a tie!

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons School (www.nd-bg.org) in honor of the sacrifices he made to provide his children with a catholic education or the Arbor Day Foundation (www.arborday.org).
Order Flowers

Affiliations


Boston Red Sox

Crucifix

NASCAR

US Army
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos