Charles C. "Tiger" McCune

May 26, 1914April 26, 2013

Mr. Charles C. “Tiger” McCune, of Marblehead, passed away peacefully on Friday April 26, 2013. He was the beloved husband of the late Alice (Chapman) McCune.

Charles was born in Marblehead, May 26, 1914 the son of the late Charles A. McCune and Anna S. McCune.

A lifelong Marbleheader, he graduated from Marblehead High School Class of 1933 where he enjoyed playing football for Charlie McGuiness. Charles honorably served in the US Navy as a Navy Chief with PT Boat Squadron 17 during WWII in the Pacific. Charles retired from the US Postal Service in Marblehead in after 30 years of service. "Tiger" as he was affectionately known, was an avid fan of Horse Racing, a cold Budweiser, gardening, flounder fishing and he was a surprisingly good fry cook. He was also a member of the VFW Post #2005 in Marblehead, and the Gerry 5 Veteran Fireman's Association.

He is survived by daughters, Diane Canty of Marblehead and Donna McCune of South Hamilton, sister, Emeline (McCune) Duggan and his beloved grandson, Nathan J. Canty.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, May 11 at 11AM in the Dr. Arland A. Dirlam Chapel at Waterside Cemetery, 294 West Shore Drive Marblehead. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to PT Boats Inc. a nonprofit, educational, historical, 501c3 founded in 1946, at ALL HANDS National Headquarters, P.O. BOX 38070, Germantown, TN 38183-0070. Arrangements under the direction of the Eustis and Cornell Funeral Home, 142 Elm Street, Marblehead.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, May 11, 2013

Charles C. "Tiger" McCune

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Marion Helmick

May 7, 2013

My condolence to the family… because of his encouragement I joined the United States Air Force and had a great career…Thanks Charlie.
Marion Keyes Helmick

May 7, 2013

So sorry to hear of you dads passing, memories last for ever and I have some great memories of your dad over the years that I will treasure them forever
Charlie Keyes

Donna Latoszek

May 2, 2013

Diane, Sorry to read about your Dad. My condolences.

Robert Moore

April 30, 2013

Dear Diane, Just saw that Charley passed away. Charley and myself worked @ the Mhead Post Office. He was full of life and always had a good way about him. He will be missed. Bob Moore