Obituary: Beloved Family Man, Burlington CoA Member, Charles J. Indelicato

Charles J. Indelicato - Courtesy Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home
Charles J. Indelicato - Courtesy Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home
The following is an obituary from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home

Charles J. Indelicato, passed away at the Woodbriar of Wilmington Nursing Home on Thursday evening, January 2, 2014. The beloved husband of Rose (Castellano), he was 100 years old. Charlie was born in Boston. He was one of three children born to the late Michael and Marie Indelicato. 

In 1927 at age 14 he went to work for Western union at 20 cents per hour as a messenger. He was promoted to the bookkeeping department in 1929 and retired in 1973 after 46 years of service as manager of the accounting center. He was educated by the Boston Public Schools and also attended Harvard University evenings where he studied English, Business letter writing and accounting. After retirement he worked for the City of Boston Election Department at the Polls for all elections. Charlie and his wife Rose were married for 60 years. They made their home in East Boston until moving to Burlington in 1994 to live with their daughter Maryann and her family.

Charlie was an active member of the Burlington Council on Aging where he enjoyed many friendships. He came from a large extended family that enjoyed being together for family gatherings. Charlie had a very special relationship with his daughter Maryann and was blessed to be a part of his grandchild and great grandchildren’s lives on a daily basis.

Charlie was the beloved husband of 60 years of the late Rose (Castellano). He was the loving father of Maryann Mori of Burlington. Proud grandfather of JoAnne Fondini & her husband Peter of Burlington and Michael Mori of Modesto, CA. Devoted great grandfather of Erica, Michaela, Joshua & Shayna Fondini. Brother of the late Mary and Catherine Indelicato. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128/95, Woburn side) on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret’s Church, 111 Winn St., Burlington at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 p.m. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Memorials in Charlie’s name may be made to the Woodbriar of Wilmington Activity Fund, 90 West St., Wilmington, MA 01887.


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