Charles Joseph Fischetti age 73, of Albany, NY married to Michael Chalmers passed away on Tuesday, September 5th, 2023 in St. Peter’s Hospital Comfort Care unit.
Born on November 21, 1949 in Mineola, Long Island, NY. He was the son of the late Charles and Cecilia (Grimaldi) Fischetti.
Charles graduated from H. Carey High School in Elmont, NY in 1967 and from SUNY at Albany with a BA in History in 1972. After college Charles moved to San Francisco for six months before returning to Albany. Upon his return he worked in the State Comptroller’s office until 1979. In 1978 he met Michael and they subsequently moved to NYC where he worked for the Division of Housing and Community Renewal from 1979 and then for NYS Housing Finance Agency and The State of New York Mortgage Agency in NYC from 1980 until 2009 retiring as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
Charles enjoyed the company and sharing travel experiences with his husband, family and friends.
Art, architecture, food and even walking through various neighborhoods here and abroad gave him a tremendous source of pleasure. Family and friends will remember Charles for his playful sense of humor.
He is survived by his husband Michael and several cousins residing on Long Island, Italy in Europe, and a host of dear family and friends from across the country.
In addition to his parents Charles was predeceased by his brother Frank Fischetti.
A Memorial Reception will be held from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at the Normanside Country Club, 150 Salisbury Road, Delmar, NY 12054.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution in the name of Charles Fischetti to Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM),
https://paam.org/support/donate-to-the-annual-fund 1-508-487-1750 or to the American Cancer Society https://donate.cancer.org 1-800-227-2345.
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