Jean V. Charon
1927-2010 Mrs. Jean V. Mancini Charon, 83, of 57 Hungerford St., Pittsfield, died Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at Springside of Pittsfield.
Born in North Adams on Jan. 13, 1927, a daughter of the late James and Anna McElroy Mancini, she attended St. Joseph's Grammar school and graduated from St. Joseph's High school in 1944, both of North Adams.
She was employed at the Sprague Electric Company for 19 years and retired in 1989. She moved to Pittsfield from North Adams in 1995.
She was a communicant of St. Mark's Church in Pittsfield. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family.
Her husband, James Charon, died April 20, 1977. They were married on April 12, 1947.
She leaves two daughters, Robin Grady of Pittsfield, and Eileen Charon of Pittsfield, with whom she made her home; and one grandson, James Grady.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Rita Belouin and Claire Corsi.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Services for Mrs. Jean V. Mancini Charon will take place Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 8 a.m. from the FLYNN & DAGNOLI-BENCIVENGA FUNERAL HOME, 5 Elm St., Pittsfield, MA 01201. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. at St. Mark's Church with the Rev. John C. Salatino, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the family plot in Southview Cemetery, North Adams. Calling Hours at the funeral home will be Friday, May 28, from 5-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation in care of the funeral home.