Charles A. Murray, 83, of Northborough


Charles A. MurrayNorthborough – Charles A. “Chuck” Murray, 83, of Northborough, died peacefully Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at Westborough Healthcare in Westborough. He was the husband of Caryl (French) Murray, with whom he shared 47 wonderful years.

Born in Winchendon, the son of Allan A. and Mary D. (Spaulding) Murray, Chuck graduated from Murdock High School in 1953. Upon his graduation, Chuck enlisted into the Air Force and served his country for three years during the Korean War. Following his honorable discharge, he attended Worcester Junior College where he received an Associated Degree in Arts and later attended the University of Buffalo and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Chuck worked as an Auditor for the U.S. Government for 32 years, following which he worked for 20 years at Stop & Shop in Westborough.

During the last four years, while in retirement, Chuck was able to truly enjoy his hobbies of coin collecting and bird watching. Those were pastimes that he enjoyed for many years, however most of all he enjoyed time spent with Caryl and his children whether it was at the dinner table, or at one of many family gatherings. Over the years he remained a member of the American Legion, Post 234 in Northborough.

In addition to his wife, Chuck is survived by his son, Charles A. Murray of Northborough; daughter Margaret Polissack and her husband David of Worcester; four nieces and nephews; and three great-nieces and great-nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Allen Murray.

Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home assisted the family with a private service.