Obituary of Charles V. Safford
Port Allegany - Charles V. “Chuck” Safford, 71, of Port Allegany, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday (November 15, 2020).
He was born March 7, 1949 in Dansville, NY, a son of Victor and Joyce Lilly Safford. On March 7, 1970, in Port Allegany, he married Wanda Kio, who survives.
Mr. Safford was a 1968 graduate of Port Allegany High School. He served in the US Army during Vietnam.
Chuck worked for St. Gobain Co. in Port Allegany as a machine operator. He later worked on the job change crew, retiring in 2012.
He was an avid hunter and was a member of the Port Allegany Lion’s Club and the Canoe Place Fish & Game Club.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by:
Two daughters: Jennifer L. Safford and Victoria L. (James) Borowsky, both of Port Allegany
two granddaughters: Jena and Jessica Borowsky
one brother: Larry Safford of Port Allegany
and several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by one brother, Pete VanGorder, and two sisters, Linda Babola and Marsha Cochran.
There will be no visitation a Memorial Service will be held on Saturday Nov.21, 2020 at 10:00am in the First Baptist Church, Main and Grace Ave. Port Allegany, with the Rev. Michael Culver, Pastor, officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the Port Allegany Honor Guard. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Masks and social distancing should be followeed.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the McKean County SPCA or the Canoe Place Fish & Game Club of Port Allegany. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.
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