FITZGERALD, Charles H. Of Braintree, formerly of Hingham and Weymouth, September 5, 2013 at the age of 88. Husband of the late Pauline E. (Keller) FitzGerald. Loving father of Helen T. Will and her husband James of Weymouth, James J. FitzGerald and his wife Karen Howe of Portland, OR, William C. FitzGerald of Somerville, Mary C. Zielonko and her husband Karl of Needham and Kathleen A. Willett and her husband Peter of Coventry CT. Dear grandfather of Joseph, Matthew, Emma, Claire, John and Elizabeth. Charles was born and educated in Boston. He was a retired Letter Carrier for the U.S. Postal Service and worked for 30 years out of the So. Weymouth Post Office. Charles served as a Sgt. in the US Army during WWII
and the Korean Conflict
and was a recipient of the Purple Heart
. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Mass on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:30 AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 856 Washington St., Braintree. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Somerville Home, 117 Summer St., Somerville, MA 02143. To leave a sympathy message for the family visit www.cartwrightfuneral.com
. Arrangements under the direction of Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington Street, BRAINTREE, MA 02184.