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Charles Angelo Tamborello

February 3, 1937 ~ February 3, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Charles Tamborello Life story

Charles Angelo Tamborello, 87, passed away on his 87th birthday, February 3, 2024. Born on February 3, 1937 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Charles and Doreen (nee Austin) Tamborello.

Charles lived in Niagara Falls until 2001 when he moved to Wilson, NY. He married the former Peggy L. Curtis on May 31, 1964. Charles attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1956.  He proudly served in in the United States Reserves from January of 1955, to January of 1963, receiving his Honorable Discharges from the United States Navy in 1959, United States Air National Gaurd in 1961, and the United States Air Force in 1963.  Charles was an automotive salesman for many years for various Niagara County dealerships.  He was also employed by the Occidental Chemical Corporation and The Energy from Waste Company.  Charles retired in 1998 from the City of Niagara Falls Public Works Department as a motor equipment operator-3.

Charles enjoyed playing golf with his friends in Niagara Falls and in Florida, where he and Peggy spent the winters.  Most of all, he loved being with his sons watching Buffalo Bills football and  Buffalo Sabres hockey.  Charles also enjoyed returning from Florida and sitting around the fire by the lake and being with his granddaughter and grandchildren.

In addition to his beloved wife, Charles is survived by sons, Charles V., Joseph A., and Dean (Bennie); grandchildren,Teal and Bronte; great-grandchildren, Savannah, Isabella, Alfred, and Julia and a brother, Gerald.  Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Elizabeth; granddaughter, Samantha, and a brother, Robert.

A special thank you to Niagara Hospice, especially Nurse Judy, Aide Donna, Social workers, Cheryl and Hope, and the spiritual care group. Also, a very special thank you to Peggy’s sisters, Rose Kargatis and Ernie Eodice for all of their support and help during this time.

Private prayers of committal for the family, with Michael R. Goodlander officiating, followed by interment will be held on Wednesday, February 7th, at 12:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Niagara Falls Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Niagara Hospice.

His family has entrusted his care to the Goodlander family, OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007).  Share condolences and memories for his family at


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Funeral Service
February 7, 2024

12:00 PM
Niagara Falls Memorial Cemetery, Lewiston, NY


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