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Charles D. Birchard

October 4, 1940July 31, 2019

Charles D. Birchard, age 78, of New Port Richey, Florida passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Charles was born October 4, 1940 in Bridgeport, Connecticut to Charles and Shirley (Brown) Birchard. Charles was an US Navy veteran and a police officer in Oxford, MA. He was a dedicated serviceman and a dedicated family man who loved his family. He was also a member of two Unions and a well driller. Charles was a master mechanic and loved tinkering around with things. He spent some of his free time volunteering for children's benefits and even played Santa. Drinking coffee and fishing were also a few of his hobbies.

He was preceded in death by his two sons, David R. Birchard and Donald Christopher Birchard; and his grandson, David Birchard. Loving family who survive are his wife of 60 years, Rita Birchard; daughter, Elaine Courtney; brother, Richard Birchard; eight grandchildren, Mary, Thomas, Stacy, Sherrie, Amanda, Edward, Gina, and Bonnie; and his eight great grandchildren, Thomas, Charles, Michael, Shawn, Liza, Kaylie, Nathan, and Marlow.

The family will hold services at a later date in Oxford, MA.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.NorthMeadowlawnFuneral.com for the Birchard family.


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Matt Cayuela

August 5, 2019

What a gift it was to get to know and work with you these past two years, Mr B. This place just doesn't seem the same without you. RIP, my friend.