Charles W. Hummell
unknown - June 26, 2012
Charles W. Hummell, 92, of Baldwinsville, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Crouse Hospital. He was born in Shandaken, N.Y., the son of Ward and Edna Hummell. He attended local schools and Colgate University before joining the U.S. Army. During WW II he served as an infantry company commander with the 26th (Yankee) Division in the European Theater. Following military service he graduated from Lincoln Chiropractic College in Indianapolis and practiced in Manchester, NH, for 10 years. He then moved to Kingston, N.Y., and was employed by the Oceanographic Systems Division of Schlumberger Corp. He joined V.W.R. Scientific and after 23 years retired in 1978. He then became a part time consultant for Transcat of Rochester for two years. After his retirement he was active as a volunteer at Syracuse Home in Baldwinsville and served on the boards of directors of Syracuse Home Association, Syracuse Home Foundation and McHarrie Town. He was a communicant of St. Augustine’s Church in Baldwinsville and a member of Beaver Meadows Golf Club in Phoenix, N.Y., since 1970.
Survivors: his wife Priscilla; a sister and brotherin-law Margaret and Harold Bell of Poughkeepsie, NY; nephews Alan E. Bell of Poughkeepsie, David K. Bell of Portland, OR; grandnieces Avery and Marisa Bell of Portland.
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, at St. Augustine’s Church, O’Brien Road, Baldwinsville. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Manchester, NH. Calling hours: 4-7 p.m. Monday, July 2, at Falardeau Funeral Home, 93 Downer St., Baldwinsville, NY. Contributions: Syracuse Home Foundation, 7740 Meigs Road, Baldwinsville, NY 13027-9757.