A longtime resident of Malden, Charles passed away on Sunday, May 8th, after a brief illness. Charles was born in Medford in 1930, the son of Charles and Zella Shiner. He was raised and educated in Malden. After completing his education, Charles enlisted in the US Army and fought with the 31st Infantry Division during the Korean War. Upon his honorable discharge, he returned to the Malden area, and soon married his sweetheart, Anna V. Giordano. The two settled down in Malden to raise their family. Charles had worked as an auto mechanic for years, and loved working on engines and restoring old cars and also did some construction work.
He is survived by his wife Anna, their daughter Rhonda A. McLeod and her husband Kevin A. McLeod of Londonderry, NH, their son Richard C. Shiner of Everett, MA, his grandchildren, Derek C. McLeod and wife Sandra, Brendan K. McLeod and wife Heather, as well as his In-Laws and many nieces and nephews.
Charles was preceded in death by his brother Alfred Shiner and his sister Rita Whynot.