Averill Park-Charles A. Seney died November 4, 2005 at Albany Memorial Hospice, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Troy, Charles was the son of the late Alexander and Anna (Luke) Seney; brother to Shirley Thompson, Alexander Seney, Jr. and the late Robert Seney. Charles served in the US Marine Corp during WW II in the South Pacific. He worked the electrical trades and was a member of Local Union #724 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers for many years. Charles was a retired Albany schoolteacher, teaching electronics and electric shop at Philip Schuyler High School and later at Albany High School. He was director for the Albany Occupational Center Program for many years.
Charles is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Jeannette (McKie) Seney; four children Suzanne Seney, Charles (Betsy) Seney, Jr., Patricia (Wesley) Petrone and William (Jean) Seney. He has 8 grandchildren: Wesley Petrone, Jr., Craig Petrone, Erica Petrone, US Marine Lance Corporal Derrick (Terri) Petrone, Christopher Seney, Sandra Seney, Heidi Conners and Lee Seney. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
In accordance with Charles’ wishes there will be no service or calling hours. Interment will be in Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville. Those wishing to make contributions in Charles’ memory may do so to the American Cancer Society 260 Osborne Road Loudonville, NY 12211 or to Community Hospice of Rensselaer County 295 Valley View Blvd. Rensselaer, NY 12144.