Hudson – Charles J. “Charlie” Karvoski, 73, a lifelong resident of Hudson, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 at Marlborough Hospital. He is survived by his companion of 20 years and wife of 10 years, Patricia (Sharon) Karvoski of Hudson.
Born in Clinton, son of the late Felix and Agnes M. (Martin) Karvoski, he was raised in Hudson where he attended local schools and was a 1956 graduate of Hudson High School. He served in the U.S. Army for a short time and was employed by the Raytheon Co. in Waltham for many years until his retirement.
Mr. Karvoski enjoyed golfing and 10 pin bowling, he was a member of the Raytheon Golf League and spent many years as a member of the former Maple Lanes of Marlborough Bowling League. He was a pitcher in the Hudson Men's Softball League for many years and member of Saint Michael's Parish in Hudson.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his two children, Kevin Karvoski and his wife Noel of Connecticut and Debra Ferdette and her husband Michael of Palmer; his two stepsons, Scott Porter and his wife Diana of Hudson and Craig Porter and his wife Venis of Hawaii; and his brother, Philip Karvoski and his companion, Paula Poppy of Hudson. He is also survived by his five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and his three nieces.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, March 3, at 9 a.m., in Saint Michael's Church, 21 Manning St., Hudson. Burial will follow in Forestvale Cemetery of Hudson. Calling hours will be held Friday, March 2, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mr. Karvoski may be made to the Marlborough Hospital, Oncology Dept., c/o Ellen Carlucci, Development Office, 157 Union St., Marlborough, MA 01752.
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