Wayne G. Pelchar\nAlpine, NY \nPassed away after a short illness on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at the age of 72. Wayne was born September 16, 1948 in Wilkes-Barre, PA, son of the late John and Stella Chlubicki Pelchar. He is survived by his loving wife, Cathy Travis Pelchar; precious daughter, Heather Carlyle; adored son-in-law, Scott Carlyle; as well as 3 estranged sons; 2 grandchildren; brother, John "Jack" (Carol) Pelchar; brother-in-law, Robert "Buzz" (Connie) Travis; nephew, John Pelchar; and several great nieces and a great nephew; loving canine sidekick "Jack" and a host of friends. He was pre-deceased by nephew Christopher Pelchar Sr. Wayne served his country honorably with the US Coast Guard, life member of the Montour Falls Moose Lodge #426, life member of the Watkins Glen Elks BPOE 1546 serving as P.E.R.,member of the Odessa American Legion Post 676 and member of their Honor Guard. After Retiring from a career as a Deputy with the Schuyler County Sheriff's Dept., he owned and operated Custom Contracting while working alongside his friend, Chuck Densmore. As all are welcomed, we will be adhering to NYS regulations for social distancing. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Schuyler County Veterans Memorial Park, Odessa, NY on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 2PM for a celebration of his life with military honors. Those wishing to remember Wayne, please consider donations to a charity of one's choice in his memory. Wayne was a believer in donating to many causes. Words fail to adequately describe how much of an impact Wayne had in the lives of those around him.