Charles Biasotti, a longtime New Windsor Resident, Dies
Charles Biasotti, a long-time resident of New Windsor has gone home to be with his Lord and Savior on May 1, 2017.
Son of Hazel and Adelmo Biasotti, he was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Charles, “Charlie” Biasotti was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Charlie leaves behind Alice, his dear wife of 63 years, three daughters, Nancy and Eileen Biasotti of San Diego, CA and Kathleen Gengo and her husband, John Gengo of Newburgh, NY; two sons, Michael Biasotti and his wife, Barbara, and Greg Biasotti, both of New Windsor, NY; and 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Charlie attended New York City grammar and high schools. He attended Orange County Community College from 1971-1975 for mechanical engineering. He was employed at Union Carbide, Tuxedo, NY for 35 years where he worked on the nuclear reactor. Charlie also retired from the Newburgh Auto Auction after 14 years, a job that he loved and kept him young at heart.
Charlie proudly served his country in time of war. He was a member of the “424 Battery B” Battalion. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, The Republic of Korea War Service Medal with three bronze stars, the United Nations Service Medal and the Army Good Conduct Medal. Also, awarded to Charlie was the Medal of Appreciation, which was presented to him by a representative of the Korean government at the 2001 Army Reunion of the “424” at West Point.
Charlie loved his Catholic faith. He served as Eucharist minister for St. Joseph Church, New Windsor and was faithful member of Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh.
He served as a member of the organizing committee for the New Windsor Little League, a member of the mid-Hudson region US Power Squadron and a Boy Scout Troop Leader #1796. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 1796.
Charlie will be sorely missed by his family and friends.
Visitation hours are from 4 to 8pm on Friday, May 5 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. Father Bill Scafidi will officiate at a Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Church, 301 Ann Street, Newburgh on Saturday, May 6 at 11 am. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor.