Chronis, Charles C.
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85, of Fountain Hills passed away on June 18, 2013 with his family by his side. Charles was born in Lowell, MA. He lived most of his life in the Boston area and split his time in later years between homes in Arizona and Florida. He was the son of the late Chris and Victoria Chronis, and brother to John, who preceded him in death. Charles graduated from Boston Latin High School and earned an undergraduate degree from Northeastern University and a master's degree from Boston University. He served his country as a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, earning two Bronze Stars, the Combat Infantry Badge, and U.N. Service Medal. Charles spent most of his career in management with Honeywell Information Systems. He was the co-founder of the Computer Institute for Management, developed the graduate computer curriculum at Babson Institute, and lectured at Harvard Business School. Charles is survived by Betty, his wife of over 55 years, his children Victoria, Charles and Gregory, and nine grandchildren. He will forever be remembered by his family and friends whom were blessed to know him. Services will be held at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Scottsdale with a wake on Friday June 21st from 5-7 PM and funeral services at 10 AM on Saturday June 22nd. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to:
, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 83014, or to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 8202, E. Cactus Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Please note in memory of Charles C. Chronis.
Published in The Arizona Republic on June 21, 2013