Obituary of Charles Cady
WOODSTOCK- Charles H. Cady Sr., 89, of Woodstock died Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Pierce Memorial Baptist Home, Brooklyn, CT. Charles' beloved wife Priscilla passed away just over a month ago. They were married in October of 1954. Married for 62 years, they were inseparable in life, nor could they be separated by death itself. Charles was born November 10, 1927 in Worcester, MA, son of the late Harrison H. and Corinne (Wanhala) Cady.
He was a member of the East Woodstock Congregational Church, where he served on many committees. He was a graduate of Woodstock Academy. Charles was a dairy farmer for many years and owned both Bonnie View and Spring Brook Farms until going to work for his son in the construction industry. In later years, he enjoyed woodworking, travel, maintaining his property and gardening with Priscilla. Charles was well known for his knowledge of Woodstock history and collection of old photographs. He always looked forward to collecting books, reading and playing online games with his cousin Ellen West in Florida which he enjoyed until just recently.
Besides being predeceased by his wife, he leaves his son Charles Cady and his wife Aulikki of Woodstock, granddaughter Annina Keegan and her husband John of Chicago, IL, grandson Alex of Woodstock, brothers-in law Frank & Patsy Converse and John & Judy Converse.
Burial will be at a later date in East Woodstock Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Smith and Walker Funeral Home, Putnam, CT. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to the Muddy Brook Fire Department, PO Box 222, East Woodstock, CT 06244.