Charles S.A. Crespi
11/19/2018


Charles S.A. Crespi a lifelong resident of Canton died November 19, 2018 after a battle with kidney cancer. Charles was a graduate of the Canton High School class of 1954. In 1956 he was a graduate of the Building and Construction School at Wentworth Institute of Technology and later a degrees in engineering from Wentworth and Fitchburg State College. Charles worked for Raytheon Company for forty-two years as a project engineer on defense systems, which took him to Saudi Arabia on two separate missions. He was the past president of the Canton Men’s Italian Club, a member of the Knight’s of Columbus, Lion’s Club, as well as an active member of St. John’s Parish Community as an Extraordinary Eucharistic Minister and usher. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening as well as collecting old postcards of Canton.
Charles was the devoted husband of Frances L. Crespi (Eckert) of Canton. Loving father of Charles C. Crespi and his wife Jennifer of Nevada and Julie E. Crespi of California. Brother to the late Francesca Nashawaty. Proud grandfather of Tyler D. Crespi, Korey L. Mahone-Crespi and Isabella R. Crespi. He leaves his sister in-law Peggy and husband Ray Dugas and Carol Ralph of California along with many nieces and nephews: Carolyn Weidemann of Sandwich, Albert Nashawaty of Bridgewater, Andrea Fransson of Sweden, Frank Eckert, Deborah Kennedy, Michelle Rayner, Adam Dugas, Matthew Dugas and Rachel Dugas of California and Jack Eckert of Andover. Charlie’s deceased mother, Rosa C. Crespi (Crevola) and father, Carlo C. Crespi are immigrants from northern Italy. Visiting hours will be held in the Pushard Family Funeral Home located at 210 Sherman St. Canton, MA on Sunday, November 25th from 2-6 PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday in St. John the Evangelist Parish located at 700 Washington St., Canton, MA at 10 AM. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Canton. In lew of flowers please send donations in memory of Charles to the Dana Farber Cancer Center in Boston.
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