Charles R. Frost, Jr.

STOW — Charles R. Frost, Jr., 69, of Stow died Thursday, March 24, 2011 at home after a valiant battle with cancer.

Charlie was born in Waltham, Mass. on July 5, 1941, a son of the late Charles R., Sr. and Rita (Cahill) Frost. He was raised in West Newton. He attended Saint Charles High in Waltham, and then graduated from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1964. He served with the 26th Infantry Division of the United States Army Reserves from 1964 to 1970. He had been a West Newton resident before moving to Stow in 1989.

He built a successful career in insurance and was partner of the Clarke & Frost Insurance Agency in Framingham for 23 years, until his recent retirement. He not only took pride in his business, but truly treasured the friends he made over the years.

Charlie loved spending time with his friends and was an avid sportsman and collector. Some of his favorite times were spent salmon fishing on the SW Miramichi and in Newfoundland with his wife and friends. He loved spending weekends at his vacation home in Bridgton where he became known as one of the “locals,” and relaxing with his pets; dogs Brinnie, Reggie and Skeeter, and cat Lucki.

He is survived by his loving family including his devoted wife Ellen (Lynch) Frost; his daughter, Cynthia M. St. Germain of Shrewsbury, Mass.; his son, Todd R. St. Germain of Holden; his step-daughter, Heather Madden of Woodstock, Conn.; his five grandchildren; his brother, George B. Frost of Lowell; and his nephew and his niece.

Funeral services were celebrated on Tuesday, March 29, at the Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street, (Rte. 20), Waltham, Mass. Burial was private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Metro West Cancer Center, 99 Lincoln Street, Framingham, MA 01702 or to Metro West Hospice, 85 Lincoln Street, Framingham, MA 01702.

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