Taylor, Charles

June 1st, 2010

Charles Robert Taylor, Sr., age 77, of Nashua, NH, formerly of Wilmington, died peacefully, on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at the Tilton Veterans Home in Tilton, NH after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Born on November 6, 1932 in Somerville, MA, Charles was the dear son of the late Ernest and Jane Taylor. He grew up in Burlington, MA and was a graduate of Burlington High School. Charles was drafted into the United States Army and proudly served the country during the Korean War. After returning from the war he continued his education at Wentworth College and Northeastern University in Boston.

Charles and his loving wife Dot were longtime Wilmington residents where they raised their 8 children. They retired to Bridgewater, NH and then Nashua, NH. Charles was an avid golfer, skilled carpenter, and a devoted family man. He retired as a district sales manager of Richmond Screw Anchor Company after many years of dedicated service.

Charles is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years Dorothy G. “Dot” (O’Brien), he was the devoted father of Barbara Lucas & her husband Glen of Bridgewater, NH, Cheryl Keegan & her husband John of Pepperell, Katherine Arlander & her husband Lance of Danvers, Jane Tometich & her husband Leo of Dunstable, Susan Gasser & her husband Robert of Vienna, VA, Charles R. Taylor, Jr. of Wilmington, William Taylor & his wife Patricia of Billerica, Thomas Taylor & Karen Hill of Stoneham. He was the loving grandfather of Kerrin (Lucas) Rounds, Glen Lucas, Stephen Peterson, Edward and Carolyn Keegan, Justin and Sara Tometich, Mary, Rob, Maggie, Katie, and Theresa Gasser, Kyle, Derrick, Brandon, and Zachary Taylor, William, Alison, and Lauren Taylor, and great-grandson Corey Taylor, dear brother of James Taylor and his wife Kathy of Chelmsford, the late Ernest Taylor, and Joan Ferro, brother-in-law of William and Vera O’Brien of Woburn, David and Dianna O’Brien of Cincinnati, OH, and the late Barbara Harris.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, June 5th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment in the family lot at Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Visiting hours Friday, June 4th from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donation in Charles name may be made to NH Veterans Home, 139 Winter St., Tilton, NH 03276 or to Impact Autism Foundation, Inc., 7795 Five Mile Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236.


18 Entries in Guest Book for “Taylor, Charles”

  1. Betsy (Palmer) Feeley says:

    To the Taylor Family,

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this sad time.


  2. Ginny Johnson says:

    Dot, children, and grandchildren,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Chuck was a great man and so full of fun. I will always remember the good times Dewey and I had with all of you in NH.
    love, Ginny

  3. Lori Buonanno Medeiros says:

    Dear Dottie & Family,

    My deepest sympathy to all of you at this difficult time. May you find peace and comfort in the wonderful memories you have of Chuck and may God bless all of you.

    Lori Medeiros

  4. Marilyn Taylor says:

    Dear Dot,

    My thoughts and prayers will be with you and the family as you celebrate Charlie’s life on Saturday. I am just sorry I will be away and won’t be able to be there for calling hours and the funeral. I’m glad we got a chance to talk last night.

    Love, Marilyn

  5. Rich and Ellen Brothers says:

    Dorothy, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your wonderful family at this time.
    Chuck’s life was all about making sure others were part of his life.
    We were blessed to know Chuck.
    Rich and Ellen

  6. Phil Cuoco says:

    Cheryl and I have you all in our thoughts. We are saddened to hear the news.

  7. Crystal DePasquale says:

    Taylor Family,

    Today and always, may loving memories bring you strength, comfort and peace.

    With deepest sympathy,

    Crystal DePasquale

  8. Richard Stacy says:

    Dottie & Family

    We all have you in our thoughts and prayers, I know you will push forward through this and continue to be there for everyone as always.

    Your Friend

  9. Toni Parker says:

    Dottie & Family,

    I have so many wonderful memories of the three of us dating back to the early 50’s.

    Chuck loved to have fun and it was all about making people happy as stated above. My thoughts and prayers go with you and your wonderful family.

    Your loving friend,

  10. Marge & Kevin says:

    OUr thoughts and prayers are with you all. Just call if there is anything we can do for you.

  11. Erin Gilman says:

    Dot & Family,

    My thoughts and prayers are with each and every one of you. I did not know you all for long but it was a pleasure getting to know some of you and especially Charlie. He will be greatly missed by many at the Veterans Home, he made a huge impact on us for only being there a short time.
    Take care and know that I will always remember you…til we meet again.

  12. Petula Bullock says:

    Dot and Family

    It was a pleasure of having Charlie in our lives at the Veterans Home, he was like family. He will be missed by all of us and never be forgotten.

    your friend,

  13. Kathryn Cline says:

    Dear Taylor Family,
    I work with Katherine and have heard about what a wonderful man her father was. I am sorry for your family’s loss, and hope your loving memories will help to sustain you through the sad days.
    Kathryn Cline

  14. Lori Rabuck says:

    Dot and family:

    I worked in the Tremont location of Richmond Screw Anchor Co. and I have fond memories of Charlie. One time he came to our office to help out when we were short handed….we had a blast. I will always remember that time.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Lori Rabuck

  15. Aazim Omer says:

    Dear Ms Katherine and Taylor family
    I am sorry to hear the sad news. I pray to God that He gives you the strength to bear the loss and may his loing memories remain with you forever to cherish
    Best regards,

  16. Anthony & Patricia Adonetti says:

    Our knowing Charlie and Dorothy goes back over 35 years. A dedicated husband, family man and employee, loved by family and friends and all who knew him.

    Our deepest condolences to Dorothy and their children and their families. Our memories will remain.

    May God Bless all of you.

    Anthony & Patricia Adonetti

  17. Kelley, Ed and Skylar Tometich says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. We love you and know he was an amazing man who will be missed by all. We are sending you all lots of love and hugs.

    Kelley, Ed and Skylar Tometich

  18. Annmarie Hayes says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family for God’s touch of His Peace during this time.

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