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1945 Charles 2023

Charles L. Coggins, III

November 30, 1945 — November 3, 2023


Charles L. Coggins III, 77, (“Charlie from Hudson”) passed away on Friday, November 3, 2023.  He leaves his beloved wife of 56 years, Judith L. (Ferranti) Coggins.

Charlie was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts and raised in Hudson, MA son of Frances Silvestri. He was raised by his maternal grandparents, Anne and Leo Coggins.  He attended Hudson High School.  Charlie began his career at Digital, Maynard in the late 1960s and his entire career was in the computer industry.  In the early 1970s he was a part time policeman in Hudson.  In the early 1990s he started his own computer company until his retirement.

Charlie resided in Hudson, Maynard and Marlboro, following his marriage to Judy and later resided in Auburn, Massachusetts.

Besides his wife, Judy, Charlie is survived by his two daughters Shannon Nadeau and her husband Scott of Worcester and Heather Jenkinson of Auburn. He also leaves four grandchildren, Lili Nadeau, Sydney Nadeau, Brooke Jenkinson and Brody Jenkinson.  He was predeceased by his brother Daniel and his sister Kathy.  He also leaves his sister Rena Boston and her husband Ron, sisters Debbie, Sandi, Connie, brothers Domenic, Paul and Steve.

Charlie was most happy when he was with family and friends. In particular,  he loved bass fishing with his brother in law Del and spent many hours on the golf course with friends. Charlie’s passing has left a huge hole in the hearts of those who loved him, but know he will live on in their memories.

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday November 13, 2023 from 4-8 at the Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home, 50 Central Street, Hudson, MA 01749. Burial is private.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the residential school for special needs children attended by his grandson, Brody.

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Monday, November 13, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home

50 Central Street, Hudson, MA 01749

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