Charles T. Driscoll
Published 12:00 am Friday, May 9, 2014
Mr. Charles T. Driscoll, 90, of Advance, died on April 26, 2014.
He was a native of Syracuse, N.Y. and graduated from Nottingham High School. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He flew on missions to Italy, Austria and Eastern Europe as a gunner on a B-24 Liberator. He earned a medal for “meritorious achievement during aerial flights over enemy territory.” Following the war, he enrolled in Syracuse University where he played varsity lacrosse and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He established Charles T. Driscoll Masonry and Restoration in 1953 and ran this business until his retirement. He was active in the communities of Syracuse, Marcellus and Skaneateles including Rotary, Boy Scouts, Habitat for Humanity and the Orange Pack. He was a member of St. James Episcopal Church of Skaneateles, N.Y., Skaneateles Country Club, The Bandits, Miles Grant Country Club of Stuart, Fla. and Bermuda Run Country Club. He attended Bixby Presbyterian Church in Advance.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Titus Driscoll.
Surviving: his wife, Pamela “Beth” Loeser Driscoll; 4 children, Charles Driscoll Jr. (Kimberley), Stephen Driscoll (Denise), Patricia Driscoll (Gary Blose) and Nancy Stewart (Glenn); and 8 grandchildren, Megan, Michael, Gideon and Katherine Driscoll, Shannon and Bradley Stewart and Zachary and Conor Driscoll.
A reception will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 9 at Greystone in Bermuda Village.
Memorials: W.G. Hefner VAMC, c/o Hospice Unit Donations, 1601 Brenner Ave., Salisbury, 28144.
Online condolences: www.hayworth-miller.com.