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1934 Charles 2023

Charles Tarshus

August 27, 1934 — April 7, 2023

Charles (Chuck) Roland Tarshus

Age 88, of Watkins Glen, passed away April 7, 2023.

He is survived by his wife Regina; children, Daniel (Kathy) Tarshus of Penn Yan; Scott (Dayda) Tarshus of Elmira; Christopher (Teri) Tarshus of Ithaca; Donald Mason (Desmond) of Austin, TX; James Mason, and Roxane (Shawn) Rogers of Beaver Dams; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by a sister, Susan Martin.

Private funeral services will be held at Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home in Watkins Glen.  He will be buried with military honors at Sampson Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Romulus, NY. 

Known affectionately by family and friends as Chuck or C.R., he was born Buffalo, NY on August 27, 1934. Chuck was raised in Elmira, NY and attended school there, before studying Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Miami. Following his education, he served in the United States Air Force. After serving, Chuck worked for 30 years at Corning, Inc. as a process engineer.

Always quick with a joke or a story, Chuck was an avid motorsports enthusiast, active outdoorsman, enjoyed hunting and fishing, travel, and spending time tinkering on projects.

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