Of North Port, FL formerly of Saugus. Age 83, died on Thursday, May 4th at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Priscilla (Schon) Reed with whom he shared 56 years of marriage. He was the son of the late Wilfred and Eleanor (Noonan) Reed.
Born in Winthrop, Charlie grew up in New York before moving to Saugus in 1965, eventually retiring in Florida. He was the owner and principal electrician of Reed Electric Company. He was also the Electrical Inspector for the Town of Saugus.
Charlie was known for his big personality, laughter, and smile. He enjoyed nothing more than his family but spending time with friends at the beach in Maine, the park in Florida, or locally in Saugus was a close second. Charlie loved an adventure. He raced motorcycles and snowmobiles, had many camping trips throughout the United States and Canada, and enjoyed visits to Aruba.
In addition to his wife, Charlie is survived by his six children, Karlene Fleuriel of Peabody, Lisa Tomas of Peabody, Michelle McKay of Gloucester, Pierre Fleuriel of NH, Kathleen McGown of Saugus, and Audrey Reed of Peabody; son-in-law Ron McGown of Saugus; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his brother Mark of CA. He was predeceased by his brother Robert and one grandchild. Charlie had countless family and friends. His loss is felt by all. He was honored in a private ceremony with his family on May 10th.