Noel W. Charron

Died: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
Location: Machnowski Funeral Home 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Fri., Jan. 11, 2019
Location: St. Mary's Church, 343 Tarkiln Hill Rd., New Bedford

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New Bedford – Noel W. Charron, 82, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019, at Sacred Heart Home, New Bedford, after a long illness.  He was the husband of Rhea (Boivin) Charron; they shared 55 years of marriage.
     Born in New York, NY, the son of the late Oscar W. and Laurette (Saindon) Charron, he lived in New Bedford for most of his life.  He was employed as a building inspector for the New Bedford Housing Authority until his retirement.
     Mr. Charron was a communicant of and Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist at St. Mary’s Church of New Bedford.  He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Society.
     Survivors include his wife, Rhea; 1 son, Peter Charron (Karen), 2 daughters, Kerrie Brum (Bill) and Lisa Charron (Stacey); 2 brothers, Marc Charron and Steven Charron; 2 sisters, Lucille Carrier and Therese Doucet; 4 grandchildren, Alexander Charron, Connor Charron, William Brum and Carolyn Brum.
     Visitation is 4 to 7 P.M., Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.  His funeral is at 9 AM., Friday from the funeral home, followed by a Mass at 10 A.M. in St. Mary’s Church, New Bedford.  Burial is in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
     The family wishes to thank the staff at Sacred Heart Home and his special angel Claudette for their loving care.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Noel’s memory to Saint Vincent de Paul Society, St. Mary’s Parish, 106 Illinois Street, New Bedford 02745 or Sacred Heart Home, 359 Summer Street, New Bedford 02740.
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Denise Enderle
   Posted Wed January 09, 2019

Monet's Garden Table Basket was sent by Denise C. Enderle.

Cher Noel: Doux souvenirs de notre enfance et de nos années partagers à l'école supérieure St.Antoine. Affectueusement, Denise Cormier Enderle Etiolles, France

Shelly Taffe
   Posted Wed January 09, 2019
I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Charron. I worked with Noel for many years at the New Bedford Housing Authority. He was a very nice man to work with and I will always remember the delicious trays of cookies he brought in at Christmastime..they were the best I ever had!!

Bob and Claire Dowling
   Posted Wed January 09, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with our dear friend, Rhea, and her family. We have shared many good times together. Noel will be missed by us and our children and grandchildren as well. He was far away in person but not in spirit.

Danielle Galley
   Posted Wed January 09, 2019
So sorry for your lost...may you be comforted by memories and the assurance of heaven...he is at rest with to you and your mom and family..."the Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit" Psalm 34:18...Peace and comfort as you grieve, Danielle

Roger R Blanchard
   Posted Thu January 10, 2019
My condolences go out to the Charon family,I knew Noel and Marc as we were neighbors on Tallman street, Marc and I were best friends then. Noel was a senior at St. Anthony's when I was a freshman. Again please accept my sympathies and God bless you all.Roger R. Blanchard

Susan Ragosta
   Posted Sat January 12, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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