Mr. Charles A. Pederzoli Jr., 88, of Cape Canaveral FL and formerly of Springfield MA, died Sunday (April 14, 2019) at Bay State Medical Center in Springfield MA. He was the beloved husband of Joan W. (Warner) Pederzoli.
He was the son of the late Charles and the late Adele (Mainini) Pederzoli.He was predeceased by three very young daughters, Donna Marie, Susan Marie and Ann Marie; also a sister Dorothy Antonellis of Milford MA.
He was a graduate of Springfield Technical High School and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. He managed the family owned business, Pederzoli Drug Store in Springfield MA for many years.
He was an avid boater, a 50 year member of the United States Power Squadron and also a member of the Springfield Yacht & Canoe Club, where he served as treasurer for 17 years. He and his wife lived on their boat for 20 years, traveling the East coast to Florida and back to Chester CT every year.
He was a member of Divine Mercy Church in Merritt FL and also of St. Joseph’s Church in Chester CT. He relished spending time with his family members and friends.
Along with his beloved wife of 65 years, he is survived by 10 nieces and 3 nephews.
In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place. Relatives & friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday (April 23rd) at 10am in St. Patrick’s Church, 1900 Allen Street, Springfield MA. Burial of his cremains will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Springfield MA. There are no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.