AUBURN — Charles F. “Chuck” Cluney Jr. of Farmington, passed away May 27, 2017, at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn.

He was born Nov. 1, 1933, in Long Branch, N.J., the son of Charles F. and Marie (Mainieri) Cluney Sr. He attended Long Branch High and then married Diana L. Stinson in Eatontown, N.J., June 27, 1969.

He worked as a machinist for 44 years for Bendix and Allied Signal, retiring Sept. 15, 1995. In his later years, he enjoyed jigsaw and word search puzzles.

He leaves behind a loving wife of 48 years; a daughter, Lydia Cluney of Whiting, N.J.; three grandchildren; a sister and brother in-law, Dianna and John Parisi of Toms River, N.J.; a brother, Steve Cluney in Florida; a sister-in-law, Jane Tolman and her husband, the Rev. John of New Sharon; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by a sister, Evelyn Stinson; and a brother, Earl Cluney.

The family would like to say a special thank-you to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, Dr. Kristine Sanden, Dr. Krull and all the girls in the Oncology Dept.

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