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SAGAN, Charles N. "Chuck" 71, of Swampscott. Entered Eternal Rest suddenly on January 10, 2010. Devoted husband of Phyllis (Gamerman) Sagan. Beloved father of Shari & Stephen McGuirk and Scott & Julie Sagan. Cherished grandfather of Emma Rose McGuirk, Lily McGuirk, Austin Sagan and Mason Sagan. Dear brother of Eliot & the late Miriam Sagan. Services at Congregation Shirat Hayam, 55 Atlantic Avenue, Swampscott, on Wednesday, January 13, at 12 Noon. Interment in Peabody. Condolence calls will commence at the home of Scott & Julie Sagan, 22 Puritan Ave., Swampscott, Wednesday 7-9PM, Thursday 1-4PM and 7-9PM, and Friday 1-4PM. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be donated to Jewish Family Service, 2 East India Square, Salem, MA 01970 or Cong. Shirat Hayam, 55 Atlantic Ave., Swampscott, MA. 01907. for online condolences go to www. goldmanfc.com Goldman Funeral Chapel-Malden www.goldmanfc.com 1-800-982-3717



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Published in Boston Globe on Jan. 12, 2010.
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January 27, 2010
Dear Scott and Family,

Our condolences on the loss of your father.

Marilyn and Rob Sarnie
January 19, 2010
Dear Phyllis, Shari & Steve, Scott & Julie:

We offer up our prayers and condolences upon the passing of your dear husband and father. David and I were so impressed by him on the occasions that we met him. A great personality. May the love, caring and support that you have shown a great many others be yours during this difficult time. Our hearts are truly with you.

Forever here for you,
David & VeAnn Campbell
January 17, 2010
Dear Phyllis and family,
Eleanor and I were on a cruise the week after you and received an E-Mail from my son stating that Chuck had passed away. We were shocked and sadded for your loss. I was away to rest as Chuck was before starting the tax season. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Leonard Fafel
January 17, 2010
Dear Phyllis and family:
Carol and I were so shocked and upset about Chuck. Sherrie and Marty filled us in on the wonderful comments and your great attitute keeping everyone at ease.
We love you and your kids!
John and Carol Bennett
January 17, 2010
Scott:
Please accept our condolences on the loss of your Dad.

Nancy and Dick Katz
Boynton Beach, Florida
January 16, 2010
Dear Phyllis, Scott, Shari and your families,
Jerry and I are so sad to learn that Chuck passed away. We feel that we too have lost a special friend even though we haven't seen each other for some time. Please accept our sincere sympathy. Our love to you all.
Greta and Jerry Gordon.
Greta Gordon
January 16, 2010
To the Sagan Family:
My sincerest condolences to your family. I will remember him for his unusually cheery attitude, integrity, and for being a great family man.
Mickey Herron
January 16, 2010
We are so sorry to hear about Chuck's passing.

He was truly one of the good guys and will be missed by many.

Please accept our condolences.

Our love and thoughts are with the family.

---Bobby Katzen and Millie Alpert
January 15, 2010
To the Sagan Family....
A wonderful smile..a wonderful laugh..a wonderful man. We were stunned to hear of Chuck's passing. He was our tax mentor and advisor for ion's...we also considered him a friend. Our loss is God's gain...he will be sadly missed. God bless you all..you will be kept in our prayers.
Linda & Dana McGeorge
January 15, 2010
We just met on the cruise last week
Our deepest sympathy to you & your family
Have wonderful memories
Janice & Harold Shadoff
Deerfield Beqach, Fl
January 15, 2010
Dear Phyllis, Shari, Scott and the entire famiy,
So very sorry to learn of your loss.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Chuck's life lives on through all of you and the generosity of the family who has been a shining leader to the Jewish community of the North Shore.
Steve Roizen
Stephen Roizen
January 14, 2010
Dear Phyllis, Scott, Shari, and all the Sagan family and Office:

We were so saddened to hear of Chuck's passing. We have been Chuck’s clients for over 20 years. He was forever warm, cheerful and, of course, always helpful to us. We will very much miss his friendly voice, in person and over the phone. As others have written, Chuck was a truly good and decent man, and we feel blessed to have known him. We send our deepest condolences to all of you.

Catharine and Mike Fender, Arlington Mass.
Mike Fender
January 14, 2010
Dear Scott, Phillis, Shari, and the rest of the Sagan family: I was shocked and saddened to hear of Chuck's sudden passing. He was truly one of the warmest, most decent men I've encountered in my life, always there with a smile and a kind greeting in situations both good and bad. His good cheer was infectious, and will be missed. My sincere condolences for your loss, and hopes that your spirits will be lifted by a lifetime of warm memories.
Tony Camas
January 14, 2010
Phyllis and The Sagan Family:
we were so sorry to hear of chucks passing and we send our deepest
condolences.
Don and Natalie Clayman, Palm Beach FL.
(formerly of Winthrop)
January 14, 2010
so sorry for your loss.we will miss his friendly face and warm conversation.may your memories help in this most difficult time.davida and larry gopen
January 13, 2010
Dear Phyllis, Scott and Shari, we were
so sorry to hear of Chuck's passing.
please accept our sincerely condolences. We hope the good memories will help you through this very sad time.
Dick and Ruth Wolff
January 13, 2010
What can one say, my love and sincere sympathy for a wonderful family that lost their husband, father, grandfather. For myself and family we have lost a sweet dear friend! We all share in the grief. diana goldberg
January 13, 2010
dear Sagan family
we are sorry to hear of your loss.. we send our condolences
Judy and Mel Stairman
January 13, 2010
Dear Phyllis and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss and send you my deepest sympathies. May Chuck's memory be a blessing, Ellen Klapper
Ellen Klapper
January 13, 2010
Dear Phyllis, Scott, and family,

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Charles was a great man and I very much appreciate that he gave me employment while working to receive my MBA, which I received in 2007. I will miss him and my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Sincerely, Pamela F. Basso
January 13, 2010
We were both very saddened to hear of your loss. Our deepest condolences to all of you at this most difficult time.

Wendy Shane and Bruce Martin
January 13, 2010
Dear Sagan Family,

I am so shocked and sorry to hear about Chuck. Please accept my deepest condolences.

Lauren Steinberg
January 13, 2010
January 13, 2010

Dear Phyllis & Family,
David and I are away on vacation and were very saddened when we heard of your loss. Our deepest condolences to you and your family at this time of
sorrow, our thoughts, and prayers are
with you.
Sandra & David
@ NUGGET'S
Sandra & David Cawthron
January 13, 2010
Dear Phyllis and Family,

I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jayne Stavisky Berggren
January 13, 2010
With deepest sympathy and wonderful memories of a good and decent man who was our friend and trusted advisor for 25 years. This world is a lesser place without him.
Jonath & DiMeo, Inc.
Newton, MA & Cary, NC
January 13, 2010
Dearest Phyllis and family. We were so shocked and saddened to hear of Chuck's untimely passing. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Please accept our sincere condolences.
Fondly,
Deb and Phil Wysor
January 13, 2010
My deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband,Chuck. He will be missed greatly by all. He was a an outstanding member of the community. May you and the family always carry good memories of times spent together.
Gigi Hooker
January 13, 2010
Dear Phyllis, Shari, and Scott

There are no words to express how sorry I am f or all that you are going through right now. I hope it is comforting for you to see how many lives Uncle Chuck touched. He will be truly missed by everyone who knew him. I have so many memories of our times together over the years, two families living as one. We were all truly blessed for having had him in our lives. It is with a heavy heart that I grieve with you.
Abby Guinard
January 13, 2010
Dear Phyllis and family,
We were truly shocked and so sorry to hear of the untimely loss of your dear Chuck. He will be truly missed by the many people who knew him and loved him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this extremely sad time in your lives. Our very sincere condolenses.
Cynthia & Sidney Sontz
January 12, 2010
Phyllis,
My sincere condolences for the loss of your wonderful husband. I have been receiving phone calls from many areas of the country telling me of his passing, and know he will be sorely missed. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Steve W. Rosen
Steve Rosen
January 12, 2010
Phyllis, Shari and Scott,
My mother told me of Chuck's sudden passing and I offer my condolences to all of you. May the memories comfort you.
Joel Hooker
January 12, 2010
To Phyllis and family,

I was so shocked and saddened when I learned about Chuck today. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of your enormous loss.
Bob Levine
January 12, 2010
Dear Phyllis, Shari, Julie, Steve and children:

I can only imagine the pain and emptiness of loosing someone so loving, caring and fun!

I wish you all acceptance, comfort, and warmth in this time of mourning and wnat you to know that you are in my daily prayers.

Warmly,
Lizete Alcalai
January 12, 2010
Dear Phyllis and Family:

I was so sorry to hear of Chuck's death from Evie.

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Love,
Barbara Solomon
Barbara Solomon
January 12, 2010
Dear Phyllis and family,

I met Chuck over 30 years ago at work,and I feel I know his entire family. He always spoke with so much pride and so adoring of all of you.

My husband and I have cherished our friendship and his wisdom and have always held Chuck in the highest esteem. Words can not express how shocked and deeply saddened we were to read about his sudden death.

Our heartfelt sympathies to all of you at such a difficult time. He will be greatly missed by so many.

Suzy and Herb Tobin
Suzy & Herb Tobin
January 12, 2010
My sweet cousin Phyllis,

We grew up together and the years separated us but, you and Chucky have always been amongst my favorite people and all of these years we have been together for the holidays and watched our children grow. Chuck has left a legacy that few can compare to. I will miss him very badly. I love you,
Cousin Larry
January 12, 2010
I was so sad to hear about your loss. Chuck was always a warm, kind & upbeat person. His generosity to the community was admirable and he will be missed by all who knew him. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this difficult time.
Barby Comins
January 12, 2010
Dear Phyllis and family
There are no words to decribe my feelings. I will always remember our good times with you and Chuck. May all your memories and love that you shared be a comfort to you and your family, I will see you tomorrow.
with love and sadness
Dotti and Bob Stahler
Dotti and Bob Stahler
January 12, 2010
Phyllis,
I want to send my warmest thoughts to you and your family. I feel blessed to have known Chuck and to have shared many good times over the years.
My love goes out to you and I'll see you soon, Roberta Chadis
Roberta Chadis
January 12, 2010
We were so sorry to hear of Chuck's death. We are in Hawaii and cannot attend the funeral. Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and the family.

With love,
Elaine and Arnie
January 12, 2010
my deepest condolences and sincere sadness on your loss. Charlie was the sweetest man!
Ruth Ross
January 12, 2010
Phyllis,

My heart goes out to you and the entire family. I know what you are going through, and wish there were words to truly comfort you. Chuck was such a special man and will be greatly missed by everyone.
Much Love,
Shelly
January 12, 2010
Spencer and I were away for the day when we received a call from Florida that Chuck had passed away. We were truly shocked and terribly saddened by this terrible news. We send along to you and your entire family our sincere condolences and hope that loving memories of happy times you shared will help to greatly heal your pain
at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Donna Kagan
January 12, 2010
PHYLLIS
JOEL AND I EXTEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHIES TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. WHEN A PERSON LEAVES US IN THE WAY THAT CHUCK DID---AS HARD AS IT IS FOR THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS THE COMFORT IS THAT HE DIDN'T SUFFER.
MAY YOUR MEMORIES COMFORT YOU
JOEL AND STEPHANIE COHEN
January 12, 2010
words cannot express our shock and sadness.We will keep in touch and be available for you at any time. Love, Richard and Joan
January 12, 2010
words cannot express our feelings of shock and sadness. Joan and I will keep in touch and be there for you at any time.
Love, Joan and Richard
January 12, 2010
Our condolences to the entire Sagan family at this sad time.
Donna and Philip Lapatin
January 12, 2010
When we heard this terrible news about Chuck, we were shocked and saddened. The Sagan family is a pillar of our community and this is a tremendous loss. We send each of you our love and support during this very sad time.
Rachelle and Jonathan Dubow
January 12, 2010
In my thoughts and prayers
To all the family

Deepest sympathy at this time of your loss.

Michael Kuber
MIchael Kuber
January 12, 2010
Our deepest sympathies to all the family.
David and Elaine Williams
January 12, 2010
Sue and I are so sorry for your loss. with our DEEPEST sympathies.
Sue and Jack Podgur
January 12, 2010
Dear Phyllis and Family,
What a shock to get an email from my son advising us of Chuck's passing. This is a very trying time for you and Sema and I want to offer our sincere condolences to you and your family.
May his memory be a comfort to you at this difficult time.

Sema and Henry Goldstein
Deerfield Beach, FL & Salem, MA
January 12, 2010
Dear Phyllis and family,
We were so sorry to hear of your loss.
Please accept our deepest sympathies to all of you at this sad time.

Donna and Archie Cohan
Donna Cohan
January 12, 2010
My thoughts and prayers are with you Phyllis, and all of the family.
Larry Pione
January 12, 2010
What a loss for Phyllis and Family and the entire Jewish community, Chuck, you will be missed.
Jonathan Lang
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