Staten Island Obituaries for November 24 and 25, 2022

STATEN ISLAND, NY — In remembrance of those who have died, here is a collection of obituaries posted on Viewing times and guest books can be found here.

Carol Marie Carroll, age 88, passed away peacefully on November 21, 2022 surrounded by her family. Carol (née Cosgrove) was born on June 23, 1934 in Brooklyn, the daughter of Helen and Norbert Cosgrove. She graduated from St John’s University, where she met her husband of 65 years, Peter Carroll, center on the SJU basketball team. Carol was joyfully devoted to her family, a community volunteer and woman of great faith and a long-time parishioner of St. Charles Catholic Church in Oakwood. Read the full obituary on SILive.

Claire (Wimmer) Kelly passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at her home in Rossmoor, Monroe Township. She was 94 years old. Ms. Kelly was born and raised on Staten Island. She graduated from Curtis High School, she was fond of horseback riding and loved to bake her tea bags 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 the winter months together in Naples, FL. Claire was an active parishioner at St. Rita Roman Catholic Church on Staten Island, a member of the Ladies Guild, and volunteered for Meals on Wheels. She read the full obituary on SILive.

Gladys Thompson (née Uldal), 94, passed away on September 9, 2022 at Cypress Park Hospice in Sun City Center, Florida. She was born in Brooklyn to Tellef and Minnie Uldal on October 12, 1927, and 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 Housewife. . She returned to work in 1971 as a nursing supervisor at the Eger nursing home. She read the full obituary on SILive.

William J. Charlton Jr., age 91, died on November 18, 2022. Mr. Charlton was a native of Westerleigh and attended PS 30 and Port Richmond High School. As a teenager, he enlisted in the Air Force at the start of the Korean War. He would serve four years, two of them with a long-range bomber wing in Guam and Japan. Service from him 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 use the GI bill to earn a finance degree from Pace University and the New York University Graduate School. He would continue to work as a clerk on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Cohen would accept a position as an analyst/broker with Cowen & Company in 1959. From there he became a partner in 1966 and worked as a floor trader on the American Stock Exchange and eventually as a trading room broker. New York bonds. York Stock Exchange. When Cowen decided to go out of business, Charlton took over and founded Charlton Specialist Partners in 1976, one of the largest option specialist books on the floor. The company prospered during the 1987 crisis and was able to expand its operations as a result. Because of his belief in political corruption, he co-founded a COMEX member firm to trade gold and silver. In addition, he was a founding member of C & C Trading, LLC, a proprietary trading firm focused on ETF market making. He would spend summers in Nantucket, MA. and their winters in 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 Sconset Trust, he was able to steer it to positive returns during the financial crisis of 2008. Mr. Charlton was one of the main fundraisers for the relocation of the Sankaty Head Lighthouse. He was an avid golfer who belonged to several clubs. He even scored a rare double in Plainfield, winning the mixed doubles tennis championship with his wife, Barbara, and the guest member golf tournament with one of his sons. He read the full obituary on SILive.

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