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Southborough – Charles F. Colcord, in his 90th year, of Southborough, passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, February 14, 2021.

Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Orvilla and Charles Colcord. He was the husband of 59 years to Emma (Young) Colcord of Southborough.

Charles was a  U.S. Navy Veteran having served during the Korean Conflict. He was employed by University of Massachusetts Hospital for 20 years, retiring in 1993.

He was a 32nd degree Mason of 50 years, belonging to the United Brethren Lodge of Marlboro, Shriners Aleppo Temple in Boston, Southborough Rod & Gun Club, and was a supporter of GOAL.

Charles was a past president of Engineers Blue Room Club in Boston, and a past cemetery commissioner at Rural Cemetery in Southborough.

Besides his wife, Charles is survived by three sons, Robert Colcord of Southborough, Stephen Colcord and his wife, Joanne of Marlborough and Donald Colcord of Southborough; a brother, Richard G. Colcord of Attleboro and 3 grandchildren, Brendan Colcord of NY, Devin Colcord of Marlboro and Jewel Colcord of Shrewsbury.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe Street.

A service in the funeral home will be held on Friday, February 19 at 10 a.m.

Burial will follow in Rural Cemetery in Southborough.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriner’s Institute.

By editor

Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.