Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
Charles J. Arico

Charles J. Arico, age 90, of Canton passed away September 9th after a courageous battle with cancer at Seasons Hospice in Milton surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Watertown, he graduated from Newton Trade School (Newton North High School), Class of 1948 and served in the Army National Guard for 10 years. Charlie was a hard worker and was a member of Boston Local #4 Operating Engineers for several years and went on to be the Co-Owner of Caradonna’s Liquor Store in Canton from 1966 to 2000. In his free time he enjoyed spending time with his family and working in his yard.
Beloved husband for 62 years of the late Ann T. (Caradonna).Father of Peter Arico and his wife Kathy, Thomas Arico, Richard Arico, and John “Jack” Arico and his wife Joanne all of Canton. Devoted grandfather “Pep” of Michael, Timothy, Kara and Eric Arico. Great grandfather of Vincent, Liliana, Christian, and Emelia. Brother of Josephine Peltier and her husband Ernest of Newton, Rose Terranova of N. Reading, Anthony Arico of Lexington and the late Salvatore Arico. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Due to the Current Covid 19 restrictions only 25 guests are allowed in the funeral home at a time, masks are required, and guests should bring their own pens to sign the register book. Funeral mass at St. John the Evangelist Church Canton Tuesday morning at 10:00. Burial St. Mary’s Cemetery, Canton. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes to have donations made in his memory to the Cottage Caregivers, 175 Derby St., Unit 38, Hingham, MA 02043 as a token of thanks for the great care they provided to Charlie.
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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021