Charlotte A. VanEtten, 75, entered eternal rest on Thursday with her family by her side following a courageous battle with cancer.
Born Feb 12, 1944 to the late Harriet Mills Carey and John Carey, she graduated from Sauquoit Valley High School and worked in retail management, retiring from Liz Claiborne, Orlando, FL.
Charlotte loved her Brennan Beach camp and all the friends she made there. She also loved her Orlando friends, who she spent many years with. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her sister Betty Davis (Kenneth).
Surviving are her husband Paul of 47 years; her daughters, Denise (James) Baxter and Karen (Dave) Mayer; her son, Wayne (Leigh) VanEtten; her brother Robert (Deonne) Carey; her grandchildren, Cody (Tabitha) Sanderson, Allison (Steven) Pardee, Chris (Samantha) VanEtten, Greg Baxter, Trevor Mayer, Nicholas Baxter, Michaela Mayer, Cameron VanEtten, Derek Mayer, Zachary Mayer and Clint VanEtten; her great grandchildren, Ryder, Liliana, Cora, Claire and Milo; her brother in-law, Clark (Kathy) VanEtten and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be 4-7pm Tuesday at Watson Funeral Home, Central Square with 7pm services following. A graveside service will be 10 am Wednesday at Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Parish, NY.
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