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Charles J. Knox

Pause Days Gone By by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“I am sorry about your loss. I was a co worker of Charlies. We became very good friends. Charle was an amazing man. He always brought us snacks and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Kelly Sena - Worcester, MA

“Today is the 25th of May and I just heard the sad news. Charlie and I were best friends all through high school. I don’t know where I’d...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy Coulter - Friend

“Greg so sorry for your loss of your brother. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Mike DiNapoli

Charlie and I at my Dad's 75th birthday “Charlie has been a close friend for about 30 years and was part of many many Hehir family events. We all loved him and will miss him. My family was...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Hehir - Grafton, MA

“I am so terribly sorry for your family's loss. Charlie was an important part of my high school years, a true individual and character. You are in my...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Merrill Pearson-Bloor - PLYMOUTH, MA

“Elaine and Greg,Michelle and I were so sorry to hear about Charlie. I always loved going to your house and was always made to feel welcome there. ...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Jack Murphy - Atkinson, NH

“Elaine and Greg and family,I am so sorry for your loss. Charlie was always such a nice person. I have known him since we were little kids. I had...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Patty Bertrand - Waltham, MA

“Greg, Carole, Elaine, John and families,We are grieving with you.. Chuck was such a wonderful guy and will be missed by everyone who had the...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Patti & Ed Caira - Waltham, MA


Charles J. Knox, a retired IT Consultant and adored brother, uncle and friend, of Brookfield, died Saturday May 8, 2021 surrounded by the love of his family. He was 63.

Charlie was born on April 4, 1958, a son of the late Charles and Evelyn (Cherelli) Knox. After graduating from Waltham High School he went on to obtain a Bachelor's Degree in English at Boston College, where he was a member of the National Jesuit Honors Society. He then attended Babson College, where he graduated with a Master's Degree in Business Administration. Charlie worked for many years as an IT Manager and Consultant.

In his spare time he enjoyed traveling, with Italy and Ireland being favorite destinations. He was an animal lover who cared deeply for his cats and dogs. He also loved to cook and was well known among family and friends for his talents in the kitchen. He showed up to every family party and holiday with homemade food to share, and was always sure to bring a little extra so everyone could take some home. He will also be remembered by those who loved him for his infectious laugh and his wicked sense of humor that livened up every place he went.

He is survived by his siblings, Elaine Martin and her husband, John, of Wilmington and Greg Knox and his wife, Carole, of Framingham; his uncle, Leonard Cherelli and his wife, Donna, of Arlington; his nieces, Jamie, Jackie, Jessica, Kelly, Lisa and Erin; his great-nephews and niece, Liam, Eleanor and Maxwell and also leaves many dear cousins and close friends.

Charlie will be laid to rest privately in the Knox family lot at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.

Memorials in his name may be made to Care Dimensions Hospice House, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B, Danvers, MA 01923 or at www.caredimensions.org/giving