Staten Island obituaries for Nov. 24 and 25, 2022

Staten Island obituaries for Nov. 24 and 25, 2022

Updated: 6 days, 2 hours, 33 minutes, 12 seconds ago

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — In remembrance of those who have died, here is a collection of obituaries posted on SILive.com. Viewing times and guestbooks can be found here.

Carol Marie Carroll, 88, passed away peacefully on Nov. 21,2022 surrounded by her family. Carol (nee Cosgrove) was born on June 23, 1934, in Brooklyn, to Helen and Norbert Cosgrove. She was a graduate of St John’s University where she met her husband of 65 years, Peter Carroll, SJU basketball team center. Carol joyfully dedicated herself to her family, was a community volunteer and woman of great faith and longtime parishioner of St. Charles Catholic Church in Oakwood. Read the full obit on SILive.

Claire (Wimmer) Kelly passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022 at her home in Rossmoor, Monroe Township. She was 94 years old. Mrs. Kelly was born and raised on Staten Island. She was a graduate of Curtis High School, enjoyed horseback riding, and loved baking her tea tassies and Nanny cake. She worked in the Insurance Business for her late husband’s practice, Khlopin-Kelly Insurance Company, on Staten Island. For many years they enjoyed spending winter months together in Naples, FL. Claire was an active parishioner at St. Rita’s Roman Catholic Church on Staten Island, a member of the Ladies Guild, and she volunteered for Meals on Wheels. Read the full obit on SILive.

Gladys Thompson (nee Uldal), 94, passed away on Sept. 9, 2022, at Cypress Park Hospice in Sun City Center, Fl. She was born in Brooklyn, to Tellef and Minnie Uldal on Oct. 12, 1927, and was raised in Westerleigh. A 1945 graduate of Port Richmond High School, she continued her education at Norwegian Lutheran Deaconess Home and Hospital in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and received her RN degree in 1948. She worked at US Public Health Hospital until she became a stay-at-home mom. She returned to work 1971 as a nursing supervisor at Eger Nursing Home. Read the full obit on SILive.

William J. Charlton Jr., 91, died on Nov. 18, 2022. Mr. Charlton was a Westerleigh native who attended PS 30 and Port Richmond High School. As a teenager, he enlisted in the air force at the beginning of the Korean war. He would serve four years, two of them with a long-range bomber wing on Guam and Japan. His service would earn him the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. In 1957, Mr. Charlton would marry the love of his life, Barbara Hillick. After returning from the war, he would utilize the GI bill to pursue a degree in finance from Pace University and NYU Graduate School. He would go on to work as a clerk on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Cohen would accept a position as an analyst/broker from Cowen & Company in 1959. From there he became a partner in 1966 and worked as a floor broker on the American Stock Exchange and eventually as a broker in the bond room of the New York Stock Exchange. When Cowen decided to exit the business, Charlton took it over, founding Charlton Specialist Partners in 1976, one of the largest options specialists books on the floor. The firm prospered during the crash of 1987 and as a result it was able to expand its operations. Due to his belief in political corruption, he co-founded a COMEX member firm to trade gold and silver. Additionally, he was a founding member of C & C Trading, LLC, a proprietary trading firm focused on ETF market making. He would spend his summers in Nantucket, MA. and his winters at Vero Beach, FL. On Nantucket he was a Trustee of the Nantucket Atheneum, Treasurer/ Trustee of the Sconset Beach Preservation Fund and Treasurer/ Trustee of the Sconset Trust. During his tenure at the Sconset Trust he was able to guide it to positive returns during the financial crisis of 2008. Mr. Charlton was a lead fundraiser for the Sankaty Head Lighthouse relocation. He was an avid golfer who belonged to various clubs. He even scored a rare double at Plainfield, winning the mixed-doubles tennis championship with his wife, Barbara, and the member-guest golf tournament with one of his sons. Read the full obit on SILive.