Charles "Charlie" W. Jaquin, 96, long time resident of Mattydale, died Saturday at home. Charlie was a native of Syracuse and a graduate of St. John the Baptist High School. He was the son of the late Charles C. and Elizabeth (Crinnin) Jaquin.
Charlie retired in 1993 after 45 years as a salesman for various companies in the Syracuse area including Muellers Macaroni and Parish Maintenance Supply. Prior to that, he worked for New Process Gear. Charlie was a life member of the Pastime Athletic Club and the Knights of Columbus. He was a long time communicant of St. Margaret's Church where he served as an usher and Eucharistic Minister. He was the past president of their Holy Name Society, began the Father and Son Sports Banquet and was primarily responsible for bringing honored guests such as Carmen Basilio, Brooks Robinson, Ernie Davis and Jim Brown to attend. Charlie was an avid NY Yankees fan and enjoyed Syracuse University Basketball and Football. He also was an Arnold Palmer enthusiast and attended the Syracuse Nationals NBA Basketball Games.
Charlie was predeceased by the love of his life, his wife of 65 years, the former Jane Brown in 2005, his brother, Louis, his daughter-in-law Kathleen Bookman Jaquin, and by his son-in-law, William Fadden.
Charles is survived by five daughters: Kathleen (James) McLauchlan, Mary Lou (Kevin) Murphy, Margaret Fadden, Anne (Christopher) Anderson, and Jane (Todd) Freeman all of Liverpool; five sons: Robert (Judy) of Liverpool, Richard (Sharon) of Baldwinsville, Charles (Eileen) Jr., Thomas (Amy), and Mark all of Liverpool; 30 grandchildren; as well as 23 great grandchildren.
Contributions in Charlie's memory may be made to St. Margaret's Church, 203 Roxboro Rd., Mattydale, NY 13211.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 3-7 pm at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale. Prayer services will begin on Thursday, 9:30 am at the funeral home followed by a 10 am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Margaret's Church. Burial beside his beloved wife will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Dewitt.