OBITUARY: Charles F. Blackington, Jr., 65

Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Charles F. Blackington, Jr., “Chuck”, Funeral Director at Burke & Blackington Funeral Home in Newton for many years, age 65, of Newton and Wilmington, passed away peacefully at home on December 21, 2020.

Chuck was the cherished son of the late Charles F. and Irene (Coakley) Blackington, devoted father of Brittany Mae Blackington & her significant other Nathan Elwell of Newport, NH, loving fiance of Margaret McKenna of Wilmington, adoring “Grampy” of Jameson Elwell, dear brother of Susan Blackington of Weymouth, Gayle Moran & her husband Michael of Milton and Jay Blackington & his wife M. J. of Hingham. Beloved Uncle of Charlie & Sara Blackington, Shannon & Chris Cuff, Kate & Brian Galvin, Kelly & Chris Stairs, Darcy & Kyle Uustal and their families. Chuck was also very special to Kelly & Walter Nadeau, Bill Cavanaugh, Jillian Thelen, Joe & Kristie Cavanaugh, Kevin Cavanaugh & Samantha Reif all of Wilmington, Allison, Charlotte & Jacqui Warren, Celine & Vivienne Nadeau, Julia, Alyssa & Geoffrey Cavanaugh, R. J. Thelen, Joe & Kennedy Cavanaugh and Olivia & Carmine Cavanaugh. Chuck was also very special to his “Coakley Family” and is further survived by his Godchildren as well as many long-time and close friends.

Visiting hours will be held Sunday, December 27th from 1-6 PM at the Burke & Blackington Funeral Home, 1479 Washington St., West Newton. Funeral Mass is private.

In lieu of flowers donations in Chuck’s memory may be made to the Whittier Health Network Charitable Foundation, In Memory of Charles Blackington in the memo line, Whitter Rehabilitation Hospital, 145 Ward Hill Ave., Bradford, MA 01835, Attn: Gina Kun.

Charles F. Blackington, Jr.

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