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DeBOTTIS, Charles G. "Corky"
DeBOTTIS - Charles G. "Corky" Of North Fort Myers passed away peacefully March 11, 2016 at Hope Hospice, formerly of Grand Island.
Charles was born in 1945 in Buffalo and attended Kenmore West High School graduating in 1963. He enlisted in the US Air Force and was stationed in the Philippines where he served as a mechanic during the Vietnam War. The skills he acquired in the Air Force eventually translated into a career with General Motors at the Tonawanda Engine Plant. Charles retired in 2006 and moved to North Ft Myers with his wife JoAnn in 2009. Charles was the beloved husband of JoAnn (Milison); devoted father of Brian (Andrea) and Mark; cherished grandfather of Victoria, Jackson, James and unborn baby DeBottis; dear brother of MaryJoyce Gahr; brother-in-law of Doris and George Arbutina; uncle to many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be held August 6, 2016 at 10:00 AM at St. Stephen's RC Church, 2100 Baseline Road, Grand Island. Friends invited.