Charles A. Albertson Jr.
1955 - 2019
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Charles A. Albertson Jr., 63, died Monday, February 11, 2019 in Baystate Medical Center. He was born in Springfield on November 14, 1955. He grew up in Springfield and Wilbraham and was a graduate of Minnechaug High School. He was also a graduate of Western New England College where he played football. He worked at his family business Western Mass Snacks for over 30 years. He was a member of the Springfield Elks, was an avid golfer and played with a group of his lifelong friends. Charles enjoyed attending his children’s sporting activities. He leaves his wife of 36 years Holly A. (Gallagher) Albertson, his children Dean Albertson and his wife Ashleigh of Huntington and Lee Alberston of Westfield, his grandchildren Eloise, Anna, Faye, his mother Marjorie (LaBorde) Albertson of Wilbraham. He also leaves his brothers William Albertson and his wife Sheila of Wilbraham, Edward Albertson of Wilbraham and John Albertson of Ludlow and his nephew and nieces. He was pre-deceased by his father Charles A. Albertson Sr. Calling hours will be held on Monday, February 18th at the Firtion-Adams Funeral Service, 76 Broad Street, Westfield from 4-6:30 pm. A celebration of life will follow at 6:30 pm. The burial will be private. Firtionadams.com

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Published in The Republican from Feb. 13 to Feb. 15, 2019.
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November 16, 2019
hello to the albertson's and gallagher's, i am deeply sorry to read about chuck's passing on to another life in the heavens.
truly, t a sowe
tom sowers
February 25, 2019
My sincere condolences. Chuckie was a great guy. We used to have a lot of fun at the DSDA meetings. We did business together for many years when I was at Rolets. A nicer , fun person would be hard to find. May he Rest In Peace . Charlie "Rolets" Littman
Charlie Littman
February 19, 2019
We're very sorry to hear this news. I enjoyed running into Charlie and hearing him brag about his sons. Rest in peace Sir.
Bob Eak
February 18, 2019
So very sorry. Charlie was such a great guy. Prayers and love, Dave Robbins, Myrna Robbins & Family
February 17, 2019
To Chuckies Family
Sorry to hear about your loss. Haven't seen him in years and even though we worked in the same field we always talked about Golf or the GB Packers not the snack business.
God Bless you my friend.
Rick Nelson
February 17, 2019
Bill, Sheila and family...
Sorry for your loss.
Paul Kellogg
February 16, 2019
Very sorry to hear this, my condolences to the entire family, may he rest in peace.
Michael W Dane
February 15, 2019
I have fond, happy memories of working with Chuckie at Stateline Potatoe Chip about 45 years ago! He was such a nice, respectful, upstanding guy! Our group at work had some very fun times and many laughs....I can still see Chuckie's smile & hear his laugh...it would light up the room!

Sending my sincere sympathy.
Debbie (Baldyga) Brackney
February 15, 2019
To the family of Chuckie, We ran head to head against each other in the North End of Springfield, I was with Frito-Lay and of course Chuckie was with Wise, we battled it out but always had a great respect for each other. Nothing but fond memories. Ralph Mastrangelo
Ralph Mastrangelo
February 15, 2019
Dear Marjorie,
I am so sorry to read this. My God.
I saw Charles and met his Mom & Brother last month at Russ's restaurant.
May he find peace.
May you hold onto the many memories you had together with Charlie.
We used to meet at the clinic on Ashley St.in West Side.
My wife Cynthia passed in Dec.
It was so nice for us to see Charles and you with his smiling face all the time there.
Charlie was a very positive man.
God bless you and your family.
Memories are all we have now.
Love,
Jim Landers
James Landers
February 15, 2019
I remember Charles from the dairy mart neighborhood. A little bit older than me Always smiling and had a very nice demeanor about him
Rip
Mark Shecrallah
February 15, 2019
Dear Marjorie and your entire family, it is with heavy hearts we extend our sincerest sympathy for your loss. We have fond memories of Chuck and the other boys at the lake in Otis. Andy & Bob
Bob Brown
February 15, 2019
Will miss his great smile even though he wasn't feeling well. Sleep well my friend
Barbara Cote
February 15, 2019
With Sympathy
Weiss Family
February 15, 2019
We plotted many a strategy over 30 years , service provider , mentor along the way ,mutually , we brought hundreds of people into each other's lives. I observed him nose to nose with each of his loved ones , both good and bad , me included , Allied , daily , for so many years , I learned he could be a fair , well - balanced , giving man . Whether, five figure weeks out of a cargo van , over the inner city , prospective buyer's pocket length or busting a strike , he could count on me. Our business , legal and finance issues satisfactory , through 32 years ,sometimes Chuck would say it's a good time to buy his favorite muffin and coffee for him , ya just did it .
Pete Nugent
February 14, 2019
Holly , Lee, Dean and family: Words cannot express how sorry we are to to lose a great friend . We will miss that "look" on Chuck's face after a completely hysterical moment. Only Chuck would fish a golf ball out of a pond with a crocodile close by ! So many laughs. Your dad was a great husband and father and role model through the years. XXOO
June and Jay Fitzpatrick
February 14, 2019
My condolences to Holly and family, you are in my prayers as we`ve lost a great man and a childhood friend I`ve known since grade school that always had a kind word to say with a huge smile and hearty laugh. I will miss you buddy, and think of you often. God speed my friend. Your buddy, Johan "Jope" Rasid
Johan Rasid
February 14, 2019
Dear Marjorie and Charlie's Family:I am sorry to learn of Charlie's passing. You may remember that I was the lawyer for W/M Snacks. I came to know Charlie through the business, and always enjoyed his company. You are in my prayers.Sincerely, Bill Fitzgerald
Bill Fitzgerald
February 14, 2019
Holly, Dean, Lee, our sincere condolences for your loss. We'll always remember our Little League days, many of which were spent with your family. Chuck was a great guy and a great Dad. Our thoughts are with you.
Tom and Holly McGovern
February 13, 2019
Dear Holly and family. I was deeply saddened by Chuck's passing. I was sitting next to him in dialysis and we were talking about the weather. He asked me how much snow we were getting right before he had to be brought to the hospital. I always enjoyed his company here and I worked in the grocery business for many years. We had that in common. I will miss him very much. He was a very kind person and was a part of making the dialysis center a better place for me.
Michael Perry
February 13, 2019
HOLLY SORRY FOR YOU & YOUR FAMILY'S LOSS ,IT WAS SUCH A A PRIVILEGE TO BE BROUGHT UP WITH CHUCK GOING TO MISS OUR LITTLE FOOTBALL CONVERSATION,HE WAS TRULY A GREAT FRIEND,GOD BLESS.
February 13, 2019
Holly, I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your husband. My sincere condolences, I am praying for you and your family. Beth Mineo
Beth Mineo
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