Charlotte Derby

Obituary of Charlotte Virginia Morris Derby

Charlotte Virginia Morris Derby, 69, of Venice, FL & Baldwinsville, NY died March 6, 2007. She was born January 26, 1938 in Ogdensburg, NY and moved to this area in 2000 from Baldwinsville, NY. Mrs. Derby was a Visually Impaired Teacher in New York, retiring in 1999. She was a member of DeWitt Community Church in Baldwinsville, NY and Grace United Methodist Church in Venice, FL; member of the American Association of University Women; member of the Association of Visually Impaired in Syracuse, NY; volunteer for Pregnancy Outreach Program and the American cancer Society; received the national Teacher of the Year Award for Visually Impaired; retired from Onondaga BOCES in 1999. She is survived by her husband Robert of Venice & Baldwinsville, NY; Son David (Teresa) Rudd of Rochester, NY; daughter Carrie (John) Ryan of Tully, NY; 3 stepsons Martin (Laurie Ann) Derby of Hamburg, NY, Eric (Ellen) Derby of Clifton Springs, NY, & Brian Derby of Baldwinsville, NY; step-daughter Andrea Derby of Camillus, NY; sister Alice M. Poole of Canton, NY; brother Phillip (Jill) Morris of Wichita, KS; 4 grandchildren Lacey Rudd, Tyler Beckhorn, Justin & Cassidy Ryan; 7 step-grandchildren Aaron, Aurora, Elizabeth, Jamison, Rachel, Katrina & Jessica Derby; 1 niece & 3 nephews. Visitation will be held Wed, March 7th, 1:30 – 2:00 PM at Grace United Methodist Church. Funeral Service will be held Wed., March 7th 2:00 PM at Grace United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held Sat., March 10th, 2-3 PM at Falardeau Funeral Home, Baldwinsville, NY. Funeral Service will follow at 3 PM Interment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Baldwinsville, NY Memorial Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2801 Fruitville, Road, Suite 250, Sarasota, FL 34237. Arrangements by Farley Funeral Home, Venice Chapel Friends may visit anytime online at to sign guest register book and extend condolences to the family.
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