Charles Joseph Passalacqua passed peacefully Sunday May 17, 2020 at the age of 87.
Charles was born June 16, 1932 and is predeceased by his parents, Lucy and Michael Passalacqua.
He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Chung Yul (Pat), his children; William (Laurie) Passalacqua, Brenda Laurenza, and Barbara Passalacqua; grandchildren; John (Tiffany) Passalacqua, Joseph Passalacqua, David (Hannah) Laurenza, Maria Passalacqua, Susan Cardinale, James (Brianna) Cardinale, Joseph Cardinale, Anthony (Tracy) Cardinale, Renee (Mike) Hertel, and Jeremy Hughson. Additionally, he leaves; 13 great-grandchildren, Aunt Louise Damick, several cousins, nieces, nephews and numerous friends.
Charles was a Korean War Veteran and enjoyed a successful management career in retail. He was the model husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Charles’ commitment to wife, family and friends was unsurpassed. He enjoyed time at home and away with family and friends and will be remembered for his warmth, compassion, caring and generosity. He touched the hearts of many and leaves this world a better place. We will miss Charles, but he will remain in our thoughts forever.
A celebration of Charles’ life will be held at a later date. Those wishing, may contribute to The Geneva Center of Concern 58 Ave D Geneva, NY 14456 or the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester 150 French Rd. Rochester, NY 14618.