Halbert C. Charles

FRYEBURG — Halbert C. Charles, 84, of Fryeburg, died on Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Bridgton Hospital.

Halbert was a lifetime resident of Fryeburg. He was born on Oct. 29, 1926, the son of Louis and Nellie McAllister Charles and was educated in Fryeburg schools and graduated from Fryeburg Academy in 1945.

He served in the Army for two years during WWII. He was employed by Hall & Smith and then later by Forest Industries of Fryeburg as a machinist for 50 years. He was a lifetime member of the VFW #6783.

He is survived by his wife Jean of 56 years; a son, Matthew; two daughters, Shari Smith of Denmark and Mary Elizabeth of New York; three sisters, Pauline Santa Maria, Julia Blake and Ann Nelson; several grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by all.

A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, at Wood Funeral Home, 9 Warren Street, Fryeburg. Burial was at Pine Grove Cemetery, Fryeburg. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.woodfuneralhome.org

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Fryeburg Health Care Activity Fund, 70 Fairview St., Fryeburg, ME 04037 or The Alzheimer’s Association, 170 Route One, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105.

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