Charles Hemmer, 69, of Rene Place, a retired employee of the former Harrison Division, General Motors Corp., died Friday (March 27, 1998) in Lockport Memorial Hospital.
A native of Lockport, he worked for 40 years at Harrison before his retirement in 1988. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Retirees.
He was a Navy veteran and an active member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church, where he was in the Bell Choir and the Praise Choir.
He was the widower of the former Patricia Best.
Surviving are his wife, the former Diane Best; three sons, Ronald Kyle, Donald, and Kenneth; a daughter, Barbara Kennedy; sister, Lois Charisty; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday in Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 75 East Ave. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton.