Rev. H. Charles Sewall
September 7, 2015
Rev. H. Charles Sewall, 80, a resident of the Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Syracuse, passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the nursing home. Charles was born in Utica on January 9, 1935, the son of Henry E. and Winifred H. (Byrne) Sewall. He was raised in Utica, was a graduate of St. Francis de Sales High School, St. Bernard's Seminary in Rochester and earned his Master's degree from Syracuse University. Charles was ordained a priest in January 1960 at the Cathedral in Syracuse. Charles served as a Catholic Priest at a number of parishes in the Utica area as well as being involved with Catholic education. Charles is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Selma Sewall, of Whitesboro, and a sister and brother-in-law, Winifred and Gerald Skreczoski, of Florida, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a sister-in-law, Barbara K. Sewall, and dear nephews. Services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heintz Funeral Service, Inc., Utica.