N. Grosvenordale – Charles W. Seney, 72, passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 in Orchard Grove Specialty Care Center with his wife by his side. Married on April 15, 1978 in St. Andrew Church, Dudley, MA, he is the loving husband of Barbara (Drescher) Seney. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Norman B. and Rita (Powers) Seney.
Mr. Seney was a self-employed plumbing and heating specialist and later worked in the maintenance department at the University of Connecticut, where he retired after 23 years. Charlie served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged.
In addition to his wife Barbara, Charlie is survived by his sons; David M. Seney of Atlanta, GA and Nathan M. Seney and his wife Marci of N. Grosvenordale; brother, Barney Seney of Putnam; sisters, Natalie Seney of Athens, GA, Marcia Palmer of San Diego, CA, and Kathy Wilga of N. Grosvenordale; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Charlie’s family from 4:00pm to 7:00pm on Monday, September 8, 2014 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of gifts and flowers, donations in Charlie’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.