Charles (Buddy) Bogdan Jr. of Vestal, passed away at his residence, surrounded by his family, on Friday May 3, 2013. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Jane Bogdan; his siblings, Robert Priem, Bernadine Toff, Celesta Nogan, Betty Jane Zurawski, and Gerald Bogdan. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Margaret Bogdan; three children and their spouses, David (Karen) Bogdan, Burlington, VT; Robert (Linda) Bogdan, Estelle Manor, NJ; and Ruth (John) Dino, Waterloo, NY; nine grandchildren, Charles (Stephanie), David (Heidi), Margaret, Jonathan, Daniel (Megan), Candace, Timothy, Spencer, and Joshua; as well as four great grandchildren, Charlie, Reese, Gabrielle, and Callista. Charles is also survived by his twin sister Charlotte Mills, and many nieces and nephews. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the US Army Signal Corp. He was a retired IBM Owego employee, and a member of its Quarter Century Club, a member of Vestal United Methodist Church, and a former member of First United Methodist Church, Endicott. The family would like to thank Lourdes Hospice for their care and support shown to Charles during his illness.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday 11 am from Vestal United Methodist Church, 328 Main Street, Vestal. Burial will be in Vestal Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott Monday from 4-7. Expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to Lourdes Hospice, or Vestal United Methodist Memorial Fund.