Dr Walter Charles MD
Born 1922
Died 12/8/2015 in West Palm Beach, FL


Walter A. Charles, M.D., 93 of West Palm Beach, Florida, formerly of DeWitt, died Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at home in Florida. After graduating from City College of New York, Walter enlisted in the Army and served in the Pacific during WW II. Upon his return home he attended the Chicago Medical School, did his Internship at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, and completed his Residency at Syracuse Memorial Hospital and Kings County Hospital. Walter received his license as a New York Diplomate - American Board of Pediatrics. During his career, he was a member of the Onondaga County Medical Society, AMA, American Academy of Pediatrics, Phi Beta Kappa, and Phi Lambda Kappa. His teaching appointment was as a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Upstate Medical Center and his hospital affiliations included State University Hospital, Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital and Community General Hospital. Dr. Charles was in private practice from 1954 until his retirement in 1995. Walter served in many organizations and held board positions that included, the Jewish Community Center, Syracuse Jewish Federation, and the ADL. He was the past President of the Pediatric Society of Onondaga County and the Bnai Brith Lodge. Survived by his wife of 63 years, Elaine Ullman Charles; sons, Mark and Steven (Julie) Charles; three grandsons, Ben, Noah, and Arie Charles. Services and burial were conducted in Boynton Beach, Florida.
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Date of Death: December 8, 2015
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