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1938 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Allen, Charles H., Jr. 75, a resident of Bristol, N.H., and formerly of Everett, passed away surrounded by his loved ones on June 12th. Charlie was born on Sept 21, 1938, the oldest of six children of the late Charles Sr. and Helen (Sargent) Allen. Charles served in the Navy on the air-craft carrier USS Ranger from 1956 to 1959. He retired as a Captain of the Everett Fire Dept. after 28 plus years of service. He also served as a volunteer firefighter for the town of Bristol, N.H. In his spare time, he enjoyed travelling with his wife, gardening, woodworking, riding ATVs with his family and wintering in Florida. Charlie was the loving husband of his late wife Claire V. (Blanchard) whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Charles is survived by their three children Julie Madden and her husband Tom of Everett, Mary Ellen Donahue of Everett, and Charles III and his wife Sue of Nashua, N.H. He was the loving grandfather of T.C., Amanda, Sara, Justin, Steven, Kevin, Kyle, Charles IV and great grandfather of Justin Jr. Charles was the loving brother of Jeanette Keene, Helen Garofano, Diane Basford, Robert and Paul Allen. Funeral Services will be held at the Murphy O'Hara Funeral Home, 519 Broadway, EVERETT, on Wednesday Evening at 6pm. Visiting hours will be from 3 to 6pm. Murphy O'Hara Funeral Home Everett 617-387-0506
Published in The Boston Globe on June 16, 2014
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