Homosassa, Florida - Charles Edward Carlson, 73, formerly of Rensselaer,died Saturday March 20, 2021 at Citrus Memorial Hospital.
Charles was born in Albany, New York, the son of the late Charles and Maria Sofia (Takala) Carlson
He was a Rail Car Inspector / Repairman for CSX in Selkirk retiring in 2013 after 37 years of service.
Veteran of the United States Airforce .
After a few years of retiring moved to Homosassa,FL. Charles enjoyed boating and scolloping and visiting friends and putting a smile on everyone's face. Predeceased by his sisters Irene S. Allen, Marie Stetford, Helen Bellanger, Jean Roy and Miriam West. brothers John Kulmala and Reino Leppanen. Charles is survived by his sister Ingrid Roy, brother in law Robert West and sister in law Eva Leppanen. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews step sons Thomas Dulong, Robert Dulong and Scott Dulong and many grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his memorial service Saturday April 24, 2021 from 11-1:00 with a memorial service at 1:00 at the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home. 165 Columbia Tpk. Rensselaer. Interment with millitary honors will take place Monday April 26, 2021 at 11:00am at Saratoga National Cemetery.