TRAVALE, Charles John - Surrounded by love on September 9, 2017 at St. Peter's Hospital in his 89th year.
Beloved husband of Theresa (nee Balardo) for 64 years. Loving father of John (Diane), Steve (Irene), and Carm Lenartowich (Brian).
Dear grandfather of Diana, Stephen (Nikki), Paul and Michael.
Predeceased by his parents John and Carmela. Great older brother of his sister Vincenza, brother Jack (Lorraine). Dear brother-in-law of Rose Castellani. Uncle to many loving nieces and nephews.
Together with his father, Charles operated a shoe repair shop since 1934 that earned him the moniker of "The King of Barton." Charles was an avid music and fitness lover, and "a helluva of a guy."
Special thank you to St. Peter's Hospital, especially Carla, Dorothy, Kimberly, Amanda, Cindy and Dr. Selbie.
Visitation at the Friscolanti Funeral Home, Hamilton Wednesday, September 13th from 2-9 p.m. Vigil Prayers at 2 p.m.
Funeral Mass Thursday, September 14th at 10 a.m. from St. John the Baptist Church, 128 Edgemont St. S., Hamilton. Private Interment.
In lieu of flowers donations to St. Peter's Hospital Palliative Care Unit would be appreciated by the family.