Charles E. (Chuck) Walsh

Born: Thu., Jun. 6, 1935
Died: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018

Memorial Mass

11:00 AM Sat., Nov. 10, 2018
Location: St. Denis Church

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South Grafton- Charles E. “Chuck”  Walsh, 83, of Krula Way died Mon. Nov. 5, 2018 at home after a long illness. His wife was by his side.
     He is survived by his wife of 24 years Jacqueline J. (Doyon) Walsh; 3 daughters Karen Myhaver and her husband Danny of Oxford, Maureen Wright and her husband Kevin of Clifton Park NY, and Lisa Galipeau and her husband Brian of Sutton; 2 stepchildren Michelle Ludvigson of S. Grafton and Scott Ludvigson of Whitinsville; 7 grandchildren Brandan, Luke, Shannon, Dana, Jason, Jenna, and Jacob; 3 great-grandchildren; a brother David S. Walsh and his wife Sharon Thompson of Andover; and several nieces and nephews. Born in Washington, DC, on June 6, 1935; he was the son of Edward O. and Eleanor (McAloon) Walsh and lived in S. Grafton since 1993. Previously he lived in Hopkinton.
     Mr. Walsh worked as an Optician and a Teacher. He owned and operated an opticianry business in the Woodville section of Hopkinton.He also taught Economics and was the Ophthalmic Dispensing Program Director and instructor at Worcester Technical Institute for 32 years, retiring in 1997. He received The Unsung Hero Award at Worcester Technical Institute in 1977 for going above and beyond and co-authored several ophthalmic textbooks. In his retirement, he continued his opticianry practice out of his home and worked at Saddle Hill Golf Club and High Fields Golf Club. He was a graduate of Hopkinton High School in 1953 and earned his Degree from Northeastern University in 1958. He served in the US Army as a 2nd Lieutenant.
     Chuck was known for his great sense of humor and his friendly manner. He loved people and made friends wherever he went and left an indelible mark on those he met. Horse racing, the ocean, watching the Red Sox and the Patriots, and cooking were something of his favorite pastimes. He enjoyed golf, fishing, playing tennis, and sailing.
     His Celebration of Life Mass will be held Sat. Nov. 10, at 11 am in St. Denis Church, 23 Manchaug St., in Douglas, MA. There are no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105 or to American Legion Post 92, 69 Worcester St., Grafton, MA 01519. To leave a condolence message for the family please visit

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