Rutland – Charles “Charlie” Borghesani Jr., 86, of Rutland, formerly a long-time Shrewsbury resident, died peacefully at home on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, surrounded by his loved ones.
Charles was born, raised and educated in Shrewsbury, the son of the late Lena (Vesella) and Charles Borghesani Sr., and was a 1949 graduate of Shrewsbury High School following which he attended Worcester Boys Trade School.
Charles worked for Local #4 Plumber and Pipefitters Union to whom he dedicated 58 years of service. He worked hard to provide for his family and loved what he did. Anyone that knows Charlie knows that he loved plumbing. He enjoyed his trips to Dunkin Donut’s, surf casting, fishing and camping at Salisbury Beach.
Charles is survived by his companion, Ann Marie Cappuccio of Rutland; children David Borghesani and his wife Pam of Westfield, Sharlene Cutroni and her husband Raymond of Worcester; grandchildren Craig Borghesani, Nicholas Borghesani, Kristen Delang, Jamie Cutoni-Morris; great-grandson Landon Morris; his sister, Doris Holland of Florida; several nieces and nephews; and his Gunnar, his dog and best friend. Charles was predeceased by wife of 56 years, Dorothy Borghesani; a daughter, Sandra J. Borghesani; and a sister, Barbara Girouard.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Charlie’s family Thursday, Aug. 9, from 4-7 p.m., at Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Aug. 10, at 11 a.m., at St. Anne’s Church, 130 Boston Tpke., Shrewsbury.
In lieu of flowers. memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.