Charles A. (BUDDY) Wilkens

January 25, 1951 - July 3, 2018

Visiting hours will be held Thursday July 5 at Dorsey Funeral Home, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.
The services will be held on Friday, July 6, at 10:00 am at Dorsey.
The interment will follow at St. Augustine’s Cemetery in Ossining.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Rosary Hill, 600 Linda Ave, Hawthorne, NY 10532, would be appreciated.

Charles A. (BUDDY) Wilkens- Of Yonkers and formerly of Ossining, passed away on Tuesday July 3, 2018 at Rosary Hill.
Buddy was born in Yonkers on January 25, 1951 and was the son of Charles H. and Claire E. (Nelon) Wilkens.
He was 67.
Buddy attended Gorton High School. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was a Medic, SP4 for 1 tour in Vietnam.
Buddy was a former Printer at the Rand McNally Co. in Ossining and for the past 20 years was a Plumber and employee at the Consolidated Plumbing in Mount Vernon.
Buddy always had a fishing pole in his car and enjoyed fishing on the Hudson River and in Montauk, LI.
Mr. Wilkens is survived by his son Christopher J. (Lindsay) of Ossining; three granddaughters Miranda, Kyla and Evelyn; his siblings Mary (Robert) Cannon, Jeffrey and Christopher; many nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews; he is also survived by close family friend Tony Dacosta.
Buddy was predeceased by his son Michael (Mikey); his parents; brother-in-law Roger Carilli; his siblings Joanne (Jody) Carilli and Gerald; his nephew Christopher and great niece Sarah Carilli.
Visiting hours will be held Thursday July 5 at Dorsey Funeral Home, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.
The services will be held on Friday, July 6, at 10:00 am at Dorsey.
The interment will follow at St. Augustine’s Cemetery in Ossining.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Rosary Hill, 600 Linda Ave, Hawthorne, NY 10532, would be appreciated.

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