Miss Charlette Jean Wilcox, 70, of 4 East Faville Avenue, Dolgeville, New York, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 at her residence of natural causes.
Charlette was born in Elmira, New York on July 7th, 1948 and was the daughter of the late Wayne C. and Marie G. (Smith) Wilcox. She was a graduate of Elmira Free Academy, Class of 1966.
A retired veteran of the United States Air Force, Charlette served actively for 19 years throughout the United States and in Europe. She retired in 1994 with the rank of Staff Sargent. Charlette earned the following services medals, Air Force Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Force Achievement Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Force Good Conduct Medal w/1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Overseas Short Tour Ribbon w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Force Long Tour Ribbon w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Force Longevity Service Award w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters and the Air Force Training Ribbon. During her military career she enjoyed traveling throughout Europe on a motorcycle.
Her personal interests and hobbies included, custom jewelry making, photography, and was an enthusiastic NASCAR fan, along with a tour DE France and Tennis fan. She was also fond of animals and in her younger years enjoyed horseback riding.
She is survived by her sisters, Kathleen Wilcox of Tupelo, Mississippi, and Rose Wronkoski of Salisbury Center, New York; her niece and nephews, Hannah Dillon, Alexander Tarka Wilcox, Matthew Wronkoski, Micaiah Wronkoski and Benjamin Wronkoski. She was predeceased by her parents and a nephew, Simon Wronkoski.
A memorial service will be held this Thursday evening, June 27th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Curtiss Cornerstone Chapel, 846 Curtiss Road, Little Falls, New York (Town of Salisbury) with Pastor Rodney Congdon officiating.
Burial will be in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery with Military Honors at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Roberts Funeral Home 3 Faville Avenue Dolgeville, New York.
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