Of Peabody, formerly of Everett and Medford, passed away on Monday, July 5. He was 89. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Charles and Anna (Fazio) DiMare. Charlie enlisted into the United States Navy in the fall of 1951, serving during the Korean War. He was a dedicated member of the Saugus Disabled American Veterans Society, and was still actively serving as commander.
Charlie had a kind disposition and a heart of gold. He was one of a kind. Charlie was that one person you could always lean on. He was always there to help. Charlie loved traveling with his wife Bella to Aruba and Las Vegas, dancing the night away to their favorite tunes and constantly winning at bingo.
Charlie was the beloved husband of 66 years to Carmella “Bella” (Albano) DiMare. He was the devoted father of Charles “Chip” DiMare III and his wife Bonnie of Peabody, Christina DiMare Castagna and her husband Ralph of Topsfield, and Charlene Costa and her husband Stephen of Westford. He was the dear brother of James DiMare and the late Salvatore and Joseph DiMare. He was also a loving Papa and Uncle.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Charles name to the Disabled American Veterans, 44 Taylor St., Saugus, MA 01906.