Charles passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Dec. 24, 2018 at the age of 81. Loving husband of 58 years to Marilyn. Beloved father of Kandy Arrigo and Debbie (Keith) Hickling. Cherished grandfather of Sarah (Ryan) Salminen, Richie White, Ashley Browne, Darren Browne and Abbie Winker. Proud great grandfather of Kaiden and Peyton Salminen. Sadly missed by brothers Earl and Jim, his many nieces and nephews and his four legged companions Molly and Niko. Predeceased by his son Danny and siblings Don, Edna and Tom.
The family extend their appreciation to the wonderful staff of the Trillium Unit at GNGH who provided such dignified and supportive care to Charles.
Williams Funeral Services, 722 Ridge Rd. N. Ridgeway entrusted with arrangements. In keeping with Charles wishes, cremation will take place. No public services will be held. If so desired, donations to the SPCA would be appreciated by the family.