Carl M. “Charlie Farmer” Lysien, 90, of Powhatan Point, Ohio, died December 15, 2008 at Park Health, in St. Clairsville, Ohio.
He was born August 11, 1918 in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Michael and Anna Streng Lysien.
Charlie was retired from North American Coal Corp. former #7 Mine, and a self employed farmer.
He was a member of the St. John Vianney Catholic Church of Powhatan Point, Ohio, Knights of Columbus, of Bellaire, Ohio, VFW Post # 5565, the oldest member of the American Legion Post #228, Polish- American Club, Croatian Club, a volunteer at the Powhatan Fire Dept, and a WWII Navy Veteran.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Della Marie Shalayka Lysien, one sister; Mary Novak, and two infant brothers.
Surviving are one son; John “Jed” Kathy Lysien of Powhatan Point, Ohio, two grandchildren; Kristine Marie Ted Tsoras, Trisha Elaine Kirt Elerick, both of Powhatan Point, Ohio, 6 Grandchildren whom he referred to as his Little Rabbits; Kristopher L. Tsoras, Karl J. Tsoras, Kaci M. Tsoras, Kamdyn K. Elerick, Kierstyn E. Elerick “Cucumber”, and Kailyn D. Elerick.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 186 Main Street Powhatan Point, Ohio on Wednesday December 17 from 2pm-8pm, and funeral services held on Thursday December 18 at Noon with Father Saprano officiating.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Powhatan Veterans Association.
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