Charles 'Bill' L. Vroman
RICHMONDVILLE _ Charles "Bill" L. Vroman, 82, of Richmondville, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Robinson Terrace Nursing Home in Stamford, where he had been a resident for the past year.
Born Jan. 2, 1930, in Harpersfield, he was the son of Erwin and Bertha (Armstrong) Vroman.
Bill retired from General Electric where he worked in the maintenance department for 30 years. He was a former Boy Scout Master and an avid outdoorsman that loved hunting and fishing.
Bill was a United States Army Korean War veteran, serving from 1948 until receiving an honorable discharge in 1951.
He was a member of the Cobleskill VFW Post 5088.
He was a communicant of the former St. Anna's Catholic Church in Summit and St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Worcester.
Survivors include his wife: Dorothy J. (Mravlja) Vroman, whom he married May 22, 1954; daughter, Michelle (Garry) Davis of Richmondville; son, Michael Vroman of Schoharie; four grandchildren, Regina Mann, Nathan Davis, Kayla Davis and Justin Davis; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his siblings, Mary Ellen Parks, Irene Sullivan, Ralph Vroman, Howard Vroman, Paul Vroman, Clarence Vroman, Carl Vroman and Peter Vroman.
A funeral liturgy will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill.
Family and friends are also invited to attend a time of visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be with military honors in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Worcester.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude for the wonderful care that Bill received from the staff at Robinson Terrace Courtyard Unit.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, Inc., P.O. Box 40, Howes Cave, NY 12092 or Alzheimer's Assoc., Northeastern NY Chapter, 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405, Albany, NY 12205.
Further information and the provision for online condolences may be found by visiting www.merenessputnamfuneralhome.com.