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Charles Joseph Furey, Jr.

September 16, 1947 ~ January 22, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Charles Furey, Jr. Obituary

Charles Joseph Furey Jr., aged 76, passed away on January 22, 2024, at Shepherd Home in Penfield, NY.

He was born on September 16, 1947, in Saratoga Springs, NY, to Charles J. Furey, Sr. and Audrey (Waring) Furey.

Chuck graduated from Saint Peter's High School in Saratoga Springs.

Chuck served as a foreman and a steel layer at Ironworkers Local 12, where he dedicated many years of his life to his profession. Chuck had a deep love for thoroughbred horses, spending countless hours at the racetrack and in his later years breeding horses. He was also well-known for his captivating storytelling abilities. Chuck was a simple, humble man who cherished his family and his faith. In his final weeks he drew strength from his faith and shared many moments of wisdom with his family.

Chuck is survived by his son, Charles Joseph Furey III; his daughter, Meghan Furey-Johncox and her husband Todd; his former wife with whom he maintained a strong friendship, Alice (Tiny) Furey; his siblings, Gerard Furey (Nancy), Anne Moore (Edward), Richard Furey (Elaine), Elizabeth Carlton (Robert), Joseph Furey (Leah), John Furey, Geralyn Ruhle (James), Paul Furey and Julie Leffler (Mark). Chuck is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends including Donnie Rocco and Tab Koshgarian. His legacy will live on through his cherished grandchildren; Jillian Furey, Robert (RJ) Furey, Noah Johncox, Karlee Johncox, Caiden Johncox, and his great-granddaughter, Vera Bagwell.

He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Audrey, his son Timothy Furey, his grandson Jeremy Furey, his brother Dennis Furey, and his daughter-in-law Jennifer Maye Furey.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects and offer condolences from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2024 at Compassionate Funeral Care, located at 402 Maple Ave. (Rte. 9 and/or Marion Ave.), Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Shepherd Home 1959 Five Mile Line Rd, Penfield, NY 14526.

Chuck's lifelong wish was that each of us would find a way to live in peace and love one another.

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Monday
January 29, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Compassionate Funeral Care, Inc
402 Maple Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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