Methuen — Charles V. Fowler, 78, passed away Friday, April 6, 2013, at the Nevins Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Methuen.
Born and educated in Lawrence, he was the son of Irving and Selina (Lees) Fowler and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School. Charles served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged. For many years he worked at Western Electric, most recently known as Lucent Technologies in North Andover.
He is survived by his children, Elizabeth Fantauzzi and her husband, Kenneth, of Fort Mills, S.C., Colleen Fowler of Lynn, Mass., and Michael Fowler and his wife, Lisa, of Plaistow, N.H. Charles also leaves his beloved niece and caregiver, Mary Beth Fowler of Windham, N.H.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces. Charles also leaves his former wife, Mary Lou Becotte.
Charles was the father of the late Charles T. Fowler.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours for family and friends will be held on Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc., 233 Lawrence St., Methuen, MA 01844. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 9 a.m. in St. Monica’s Church in Methuen. Entombment will follow in St. Mary Mausoleum in Lawrence, Mass.
The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to assist the Fowler Family with the arrangements.