Born: April 8, 1914
Died: September 15, 1995
Married: Patricia Fletcher
Children: Charles W. Lavery, Mrs. Paul (Patricia K.) Kubli
Charles Lavery was a World War II veteran. He was a son of Charles J. and Katherine (Toohey) Lavery.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, September 18, 1995
Charles T. Lavery
SARANAC LAKE - Charles T. Lavery, 81, of Keene Street, Saranac Lake, died Friday, Sept. 15, 1995 at his home.
Born April 8, 1914 in Chateaugay, he was the son of Charles J. and Katherine (Toohey) Lavery.
Mr. Lavery was a World War II veteran, serving as a tank commander in the 771st Tank Destroyer Battalion, and participated in the battles of Saint-Lo, the Bulge, and in the Rhineland.
He was a resident of Saranac Lake since 1947 and was the owner and operator of Lavery's Sunoco for 27 years, retiring in 1975. Mr. Lavery was a former village trustee, and a member of the Knights of Columbus third- and fourth-degree, the American Legion Post 447, BPOE Elks Keeseville-Saranac Lake Lodge 2072, and the Saranac Lake Taxpayers Association.
He married the former Patricia Fletcher in 1948 in Saranac Lake. She died May 18, 1993.
Survivors include a son, Charles W. Lavery of Lake Placid; a daughter, Mrs. Paul (Patricia K.) Kubli of Cadyville; five sisters, Mrs. Alfred (Beatrice) Benware of Bloomingdale, Mrs. Otis (Lenore) LaGoy of Syracuse, Mrs. Thomas (Theresa) Guy of Guilderland, Mrs. Clifford (Elizabeth) Bashaw of Malone and Mrs. Alfred (Constance) Cristoferro of Albany; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two sisters, Eileen Dyer and Nora LaPine.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home. There will be a veterans service at 7:45 p.m. and a Bible vigil at 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Bernard's Church with the Rev. Christopher Carraro officiating. Burial will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery.