Died: Thursday, October 19, 2006
Charles Ernest Pope, a long-time resident of Greenport, died at Eastern Long Island Hospice on October 19.
Mr. Pope was born in Huntsville, Alabama on January 3, 1920. He served in the United States Army and had worked for Mullen Motors and the former Volinski Olds in Southold.
Predeceased by his wife, Elsie and a daughter, Frances, he leaves his children: Cheryl Pope of Greenport, Suzette Hayes of Riverhead, Oscar Pope of Greenport, George Pope of Greenport, Elaine Braswell of Florida, Larry Pope of Augusta, Georgia and Inez Knock of Virginia; 20 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The family received friends last Thursday at the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold; religious services were conducted by Reverend Cornelius Fulford. Interment, with military honors, followed at the Willow Hill Cemetery in Southold.