In Memory

Charles J. Chiasson (Industrial Arts Teacher)


Date: March 24, 1994 Page: 59 Section: OBITUARY

A funeral Mass will be said today for Charles Joseph Chiasson, a retired industrial arts teacher, who died of cardiac arrest Monday in his home in Sandwich. He was 74.  Mr. Chiasson was born in Waltham. He graduated from Fitchburg State College in 1950 and earned a master's degree at Boston College in 1960. He served in the Army during World War II.

He had been a teacher of industrial arts at Foxborough, Holbrook and Needham high schools for 30 years.

Upon his retirement in 1980, he moved from Needham to his retirement home in Sandwich.

Mr. Chiasson attended Corpus Christi Church in Sandwich, where he was a lector and Eucharistic minister. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion and did volunteer work at the Sandwich Food Pantry.

He leaves two brothers, Robert of Jaffrey. N.H., and David of Acton; and four sisters, Mary Allen, Jeanette Kelley and Elizabeth Drew, all of Waltham; and Ethel Boso of Moundsville, W. Va.

The Mass will be at 11 a.m. in Corpus Christi Church, Sandwich. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.

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