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Charles J. Nadeau, Jr.

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“Every Sunday at Christ Episcopal Church in Waltham. e were all at the same service every Sunday. Also Sunday School and Adult coffee when we were in...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Susan Burke-Jeffery - Waltham, MA

“My deepest sympathies to the family for the passing of Charlie. He was definitely one of a kind, and his love and support for his children were on...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Martin Cormier - Methuen, MA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
3 of 21 | Posted by: Mary BarryHancock - Newton, MA

“My condolences to the Nassau family. Mr Nassau was a great man. I have fond memories of him down at Lowell Field and working with him at Ogilvie's....Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Marc Lapenta - West Newton

“I have always told my 3 children, be the best you can be at whatever you choose to do, like Charlie Nadeau, who was the friendliest, finest mailman...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Cathy Nicholson - Weston, MA

“Chuck, Ken, Jeanne, & Rick,Sorry for your loss. Joe Salvo ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: Joe Salvo - Mashpee, MA

“Charlie Nadeau delivered the mail to my wife and in-laws forever. My wife has loved telling the story of Charlie tormenting her on "college letter...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: John Marchiony - Weston, MA

“Rick / Ken,My condolences to both of you and your family members with the recent loss of your Father. May God Bless him.....A poem someone told me...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Bill McCarthy - Bedford, MA

“Kenny and Family,I am so sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers are with your family ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Pam Feeley - Framingham, MA

“To Kenny and family - It was an honor to have known Charlie, he was always full of encouragement and helpfulness. He always had a good spirited...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Eddie Bryson - Family Friend

“Rick, My deepest sympathy on the loss of your dad. You are in my thoughts,Ann Marie Trainor ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: Ann Marie Trsinor - West Newton, MA

“Rick and family,I am so sorry for your families loss. May your Dad rest in eternal peace and I thank him for his service.Patty and Peter ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: Patty Bertrand - Billerica, MA

“I am sorry for your loss may the lord place his healing hands on your family to grant you peace. ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: Tina Hanson - Lehigh acres, FL

“I had the good fortune to play pool with Charlie on several occasions at the AMVETS in Natick. I'd say it was more than just a hobby to him. I...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: D L - Waltham, MA - Acquaintance

“fond memories of Charlie from the Christ Church days - he is in our prayers. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: chuck and rebecca mccullough - MA

“Prayers for the family at this time. So sorry for your loss. ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Debra Cunningham - Lehigh Acres, FL

“To the family of Charles Nadeau, so sorry for your loss. May God's promise found in John 6:40, of the hope to see our loved ones again, comfort your...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: LF

“So sorry for your loss ”
18 of 21 | Posted by: Sue and Ray Wetzel - Lehigh Acres, FL

“Our Condolences to you and your family ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Robert and Patricia Grayshaw - FL

“Our thoughts are prayers are with all the family at this time. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Lauren and Wendy ”
20 of 21 | Posted by: Lauren Barnak - Lunenburg, MA

“Dad,You are now out of pain and resting comfortably. I miss you so much. I will always love you. ”
21 of 21 | Posted by: Jeanne Nadeau - Lehigh Acres, FL


Natick – Mr. Charles J. Nadeau, Jr., of Natick, formerly of Waltham, died Sunday, July 22, 2018 at his home. He was 90.

Charlie was born in Charlestown on February 28, 1928, a son of the late Charles J., Sr. and Viola M. (Hinke) Nadeau. After high school he joined the United States Marine Corps and served as part of the occupation force in the Pacific at the end of World War II and was recalled to active duty during the Korean War.

He lived in Waltham before moving to Natick in 1975. Until his retirement Charlie worked for thirty-eight years as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service and spent most of that time working out the Weston Post Office. After that he worked for years at Ogilvie's in Weston before finally retiring when he was 79.

Charlie belonged to American Legion Post 107 and Amvets Post 79, both in Natick, where he indulged his favorite pastime and hobby, playing pool, for years. He was also a member of the championship Natick Senior Center team.

The husband of the late Emily (Call) Nadeau, he leaves his children, Charles J. "Chuck" Nadeau, III and his wife, Mary of Dedham, Kenneth E. Nadeau of Salisbury, Jeanne E. Nadeau of Lehigh Acres, Florida and Richard W. "Rick" Nadeau of Hudson; his step-children, Georgie Smith, Emily Hayes and Leslie Nesky; 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews

He was a brother of the late James and Wilfred Nadeau, Vina Bradish, Dorothy Jernigan and Elizabeth Parker.

Family and friends will honor and remember Charlie's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday, July 26th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Friday morning in Saint Peter's Episcopal Church, 320 Boston Post Road, Weston where his funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

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