Charles Benjamin Otero of Middletown, N.Y., dies at age 67


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos





Charles Benjamin Otero of Middletown, N.Y., a lifelong area resident, entered into rest on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at Orange Regional Medical Center in the Town of Wallkill, N.Y. He was 67.

Son of the late Marcelano and Dolores Otero, he was born on Oct. 5, 1950, in New York, N.Y.

Charles retired from the New York State Correctional Facility in Otisville, N.Y., where he served as head cook. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1971-73. He was a member of the Wolf Pack Pool League and the Knight Riders Motorcycle Club and a member of the CSEA.

Survivors include his wife, Daralynn Otero, at home; his children, Anthony Nerys of Otisville and Alegna “Lainie” Otero of Queens, N.Y.; stepchildren, Tanya Crawford and her husband, Louis, of Matamoras, Pa., and LeAndra Coe and her husband, Bradley, of Milford, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; his sister, Harriet Otero of Bronx, N.Y.; brothers, Joseph Sanchez of Binghamton, N.Y., Junior Otero of Tennessee and Tony Otero of Middletown; numerous nieces and nephews. Charles was predeceased by his sister Alice Troche, his brother Edward Otero and stepson Dario Diaz III.

Visitation for family and friends was held Sept. 27 at the Cornelius, Dodd and Connell Funeral Home in Middletown, followed by a prayer service.

A memorial luncheon was held Sept. 28 in the Community Room in Middletown, N.Y. Cremation took place at the Cedar Hill Crematory, Newburgh, N.Y. Following cremation, Charles' ashes were interred in the family plot in Holy Name Cemetery, Otisville, with military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 103, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-4060.



Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Martin Guitar factory named National Historic Landmark
NAZARETH, PA — C.F. Martin and Co. says the guitar-maker's original factory in Pennsylvania has...
Read more »
Image

Arthur 'Scott' Robinson of Port Jervis, N.Y., dies at age 69
Arthur “Scott” Robinson of Port Jervis, N.Y., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Middletown, N.Y. He was 69.
Son of Carl and Delores Kroeger Robinson Gill,...

Read more »

Matthew B. Greene of Milford, Pa., dies at age 37
Matthew B. Greene of Milford, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2018, at Orange Regional Medical Center in the Town of Wallkill, N.Y. He was 37.
He was born on July 27,...

Read more »
Image

Rosalind V. Watson of Milford, Pa., dies at age 64
Rosalind V. Watson of Milford, Pa., passed away peacefully at her home on the evening of Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. She was 64.
Daughter of James and Gladys (Creamer) Donahue, she...

Read more »

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST READ

Letters to the Editor
Rest in peace, Mr. President
  • Dec 10, 2018
Letters to the Editor
Season of giving: The food pantry needs your help
  • Dec 10, 2018

MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Milford, PA