Westborough – Charles R. Hillier, 95, of Westborough, passed away peacefully at home July 2, 2018. He was the husband of the late Mary Joan (Howlett) Hillier.
Born in North Sydney, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late Harold and Elizabeth (Hatcher) Hillier. He was educated in Quincy and was a graduate of Quincy High School. During WWII, he served with the U.S. Navy, attaining the rank of Electrician’s Mate First Class.
Charlie was employed as the Coordinator of Meter Reading for Systems at New England Power Service Company retiring in 1988.
He was past commander of the American Legion Post 401 in Weymouth and a member of the Rural Lodge of Masons in Quincy for over 70 years. He also enjoyed playing golf.
Charlie is survived by one son, Chuck D. Hillier of Westborough; two daughters-in-law, June Hillier of Westborough and Jill Hillier of N. Eastham; and five grandchildren, Cortney Hillier, Elle Hillier, Kyle Hillier, Tim Charland and Dan Charland. He was the father of the late Craig Hillier and Christopher Hillier, grandfather of the late Colby Hillier, and brother of the late Helen Pasqualucci, Violet Carmichael and Stanley Hillier.
A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, July 6, at 10 a.m., in Pine Grove Cemetery, South Street, Westborough. There are no calling hours.