Charles E. Hustis Jr., age 57, of Cold Spring, died on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at James J. Peter’s VA Medical Center in the Bronx. Born in Cold Spring on July 9, 1957, he was the son of the late Charles E. Hustis Sr. and Carolyn D. (Hammond) Harlan. He is survived by his wife Jaime D. (Thom) Hustis.
Hustis was a retired cook with Cold Spring Pizza in Cold Spring, retiring in 2014 after 38 years of service. Charlie, as he was known to family and friends, was a lifelong parishioner of Our Lady of Loretto Church in Cold Spring and an associate member of the Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1 and a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors in addition to his wife and mother include one son, Charles E. Hustis III of Cold Spring; two brothers, Michael E. Hustis of Nixa, Missouri, and Mark E. Hustis of Southington, Connecticut; two sisters, Carol L. Hustis-Tice of Waterbury, Connecticut, and Michelle M. Greene of Danbury, Connecticut; one uncle, Elliott (Judy) Hammond of Cold Spring; one aunt, Kathleen O’Connor of Cold Spring; and a sister-in-law, Melinda Blake of Texas. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Pre-deceasing him was his father Charles E. Hustis Sr. and a sister, Melanie Hustis.
A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, March 30, at Our Lady of Loretto Church, 24 Fair St., Cold Spring. Private cremation will follow at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. Friends may call at the Clinton Funeral Home, corner of Parrott and Pine streets (21 Parrott St.) in Cold Spring, on Sunday, March 29, from 2 to 5 p.m.
Donations in Mr. Hustis’s name have been asked to be sent to the Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1, 154 Main St., Cold Spring, NY 10516.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Clinton Funeral Home, Cold Spring.