Burnside, Charles R.
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Charles Robert Burnside, age 66, of Waterbury, CT, formerly of Bethel, came to peace Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Danbury Hospital. He was the husband of Barbara Ellen (Gean) Burnside.
He was born in New York, NY, January 27, 1947 son of the late Nick Simone and Anna (Orsagos) Burnside Simone of San Diego, CA. He served in the Marines during the Vietnam War and was the Maintenance Supervisor at Glen Hill Convalescent Center in Danbury for over 30 years. He was a wonderful friend, great man and rock to his wife of 36 years.
Known as "Poppy" and "Pop Pop" to his immediate family, besides his wife, he is survived by 1 son: Paul Burnside of Brewster, NY; 2 daughters: Kimberly Burnside and Amanda Burnside both of Bethel, CT; 4 grandchildren: Mackenzie, Madison, Jenna and Paige. In addition, he is survived by his sister: Grace Patricio and her husband Paul of San Diego, CA; brother: Michael Simone and his wife Shawn of Oakland, NJ, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
of Connecticut, 45 Ash St., East Hartford, CT 06108.
The family will receive friends at the Bethel Funeral Home, 215 Greenwood Ave., Bethel, CT, Tuesday evening from 5:00 to 7:00. Family and close friends are invited to the home of Kimberly Burnside in Bethel, Tuesday following the calling hours. Cremation will be at the convenience of the family. Information and on line condolences at HullFuneralService.com
Published in News Times on Oct. 21, 2013