Obituary of Charles W Aprile Jr.
Charles W. Aprile, Jr., age 85, of Avon, formerly of Geneseo, passed away Saturday March 12 2022 in Huntersville, NC. He was predeceased by his brothers, Joseph, Robert, Richard, and Ronald Aprile and sister, Diane Campfield.
He is survived by his fiancée and loving partner of 30 years, Geri Ehrmentraut, his children Dawn Aprile of Middlesex, NY and Charles "Chip" (Cindy) W. Aprile III of Davidson, NC, 6 grandchildren; Ryan Riehm, Corey Riehm, Mitchell Riehm, Lydia Aprile, Lauren (Jeremy) Forbis, Kevin Aprile, sister in law, Takako Aprile of CA, brother in law, Richard Campfield of Geneseo, several nieces and nephews including Judy (Ron) Burke of CA , Geri's 6 children, 13 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and Charlie's best dog, Barney.
Charles, born October 30, 1936, was a life-long resident of Livingston County, NY. The son of Josephine and Charles W. Aprile Sr., he graduated from Geneseo High School, briefly attended SUNY Geneseo, and served in the National Guard. Charles' formative years were spent running the family business "Aprile's Restaurant" next to the well-known family-owned Riviera Theater in Geneseo, NY. His entry into real estate began with the purchase a fraternity house at the young age of 21, the first of many subsequent real estate investments. Charles went on to lead a successful 30+ yr. career in banking, beginning at Marine Midland Bank in Rochester, NY, with the majority of his career then spent at Manufacturers Hanover Trust (now Chase Bank) as Vice President of Commercial Real Estate, responsible for commercial lending for the Western & Central NY region. Upon retirement, Charles devoted his time and entrepreneurial spirit to his true passion, real estate development. Throughout his life Charles freely shared his financial acumen, real estate expertise and business guidance to colleagues, friends, his children, and his grandchildren, leaving behind a significant footprint in Livingston County and legacy that will be remembered by many for years to come.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday March 17, 2022 from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday March 18, 2022 at 9:30 am at St. Mary's Church, 4 Avon Rd. in Geneseo. Burial will be immediately following at St. Mary's Cemetery, Crossett Rd. in Geneseo.
IN LIEU of FLOWERS, and in remembrance of Charles' love of dogs, memorials may be made to Lollypop Farm at 99 Victor Rd Penfield, NY 14450 or online at www.give.lollypop.org