Dear Brothers, Sisters, Kith and Kin,
 
It is with a deep sense of sadness and regret that I must report to you the passing of our 43-year Member Brother Charles J. DeVerna on March 14, 2021. 
 
Brother DeVerna started his career at Four Star Stage Lighting, and founded Tara Productions in which he worked major industrial events throughout the jurisdiction, most notably the Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball Drop for over 20 years.
 
Brother DeVerna was a Head Electrician with the Shubert Organization for 34 years, and most recently at the Broadhurst Theatre.
 
He was born on June 30,1953 and initiated into Local One on September 24, 1978.    
 
He is survived by his wife Eliana, his children Tara and Charles, Brother of Local One Brothers Keith, Scott, Colin, and sister Robin, grandfather to Logan, Liam, Skylar and Charlotte. Cousin to Local One Brothers Steven, Greg and Steve Jr., his nephews, Local One Brothers Jonathon, Patrick, and his nephew Colin.
 
Reposing:  Charles G. Schmitt Funeral Home, 3863 Merrick Road, Seaford, NY  11783.  Phone:  516-785-3380.
 
Viewing:  Wednesday March 17, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
 
Services:  Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. at St. William the Abbot R.C. Church, 2000 Jackson Avenue, Seaford, NY  11783.  Phone:  516-785-1266.
 
Interment:  St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY
 
Brother Charlie will be missed by family and friends alike. May his soul Rest in Peace.
 
Sincerely,
 
Robert C. Score
Recording-Corresponding Secretary
 

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