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Charles H. "Sneezy" Alger

October 20, 1933 ~ July 11, 2022 (age 88)

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Charles H. “Sneezy” Alger, age 88, longtime resident of Romulus died at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse after several weeks of declining health.

The family will receive friends at Covert Funeral Home in Ovid from 11:00am to 1:00pm on Sunday, July 24, 2022, a graveside service at Mount Green Cemetery in Romulus will then follow. Kindly consider a donation to Beverly Animal Shelter, 50 East River Road, Waterloo, NY 13165  or the Ovid Fire Department, PO Box D, Ovid, NY  14521 in his memory.


Chuck was born in Montour Falls on October 20, 1933, a son of the late Sylvester and Martha Alger, he joined the US Army in 1953 and proudly served during the Korean Conflict until 1956 mustering out as a sergeant.  Upon his return, he worked locally and then began a long career with the Varick Highway Department.  His time was fondly spent with family, coffee at the firehouse and working with the Amish community in his retirement. His kindness and love will always be felt in everyone that ever knew him. He was one of a kind.


He is survived by his daughter, Cindy (Rod Spencer) Willower of Lehigh Acres, FL; his grandchildren, Ryan (Tera Erway) Willower of Romulus, Melissa (Aaron) Stevens of Newark_; his great grandchildren, Henry and Theodore; his siblings, Allen (Debbie) Alger of Outer Banks, NC, Gary Alger of Ovid, Linda (Ron) Crumb of Clyde and his beloved nieces and nephews, friends and HIS best friend, “Chuck”.

Sneezy was preceded in death by his loving wife, Janet in 2009 and by a stepson, Stephen Haring in 2021.

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July 24, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Covert Funeral Home
7199 Main Street
Ovid, NY 14521

Graveside Service
July 24, 2022

1:30 PM
Mount Green Cemetery


Ovid Fire Department
PO Box D, Ovid NY 14521

Beverly Animal Shelter
50 East River Road, Waterloo NY 13165
Tel: 1-315-539-9357

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