Charles St. John, 79, of Westborough


Charles St. JohnWestborough – Charles “Charlie” St. John, 79, died July 27, 2018 after a short period of failing health. He was born in Pittsfield and lived many years in Marlborough before moving to Westborough almost 30 years ago.

Charlie worked all of his adult life on different farms in this area. He was a kind and gentle man that always took the time to help others whenever he could. Charlie could often be seen holding traffic, helping pedestrians cross busy streets safely.

Charlie is survived by longtime friend and care taker George Parker and his family of Westborough.

His funeral will be held Monday, Aug. 13, at 10 a.m., in the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home (, 95 West Main St., Marlborough. An hour of visitation will be held Monday, from 9-10 a.m., prior to the funeral.

His family would like to thank the staff of the Forbes Wing at Beaumont Healthcare in Westborough for the outstanding care Charlie was given.