Alan J. Charbonneau, 67, of Marlborough


Alan J. CharbonneauMarlborough – Alan J. Charbonneau, 67, died Feb. 13, 2021 after an illness. He was the husband of 32 years of Donna (Colacchio) Charbonneau of Marlborough. He was born in Worcester, the son of the late Philip and Stasia (Poltorak) Charbonneau, and lived in Marlborough for 40 years.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Adam Charbonneau and his wife Ariel of North Grafton and Jason Charbonneau of Marlborough; four brothers, Philip, Kenneth, Ronald, and Robert Charbonneau; two sisters, Janice and Joanne Charbonneau; and many nieces and nephews.

Alan was an avid Harley Davidson rider. He, along with his friends and family, enjoyed frequent rides to the White Mountains. Alan adored annual camping trips with his wife and sons to the coast of Maine.

A faithful fan of Rock n’ Roll music, his favorite artists included the Rolling Stones, Bob Seger, Led Zeppelin, and many more. Alan’s hobbies included bird watching, fishing, and admiring sunny days in the company of his beloved Shelties, Eden and Nova.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alan’s memory to the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (

Funeral arrangements, under the direction of the Short & Rowe Funeral Home ( will be announced.