WINCHENDON – Charles Parmenter Sr., 74, of 59 Eastwood Circle, Gardner and formerly of Winchendon, passed peacefully on October 25, 2019.
He was born in Rindge, NH on December 31, 1944, son of the late Robert and Ruby (Pike) Parmenter and lived in Winchendon for most of his life.
Charlie worked over 30 years as a truck driver for many local companies, including General Box, Astroform, Garboose Metal and Redds.
In his younger years, he enjoyed his fast cars, working on cars with his sons, snowmobiling and motorcycling. He was a pool shark and loved a great game or tournament. He also enjoyed playing cards throughout his life and recent years sharing and challenging a cribbage game always! His family was his life, having a BBQ and playing horseshoes with the guys, with all the kids, grandkids playing and laughing in the pool made him happy. He was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots, watching his last game Monday with a smile.
He leaves six children, Danny Parmenter and his wife Nicole of Winchendon, Dawn Parmenter and her fiancé Leo Dignan of Winchendon, Derrick Parmenter McConnel of Fitchburg and his fiancé Andrea Dye, Heidi Herr and her husband David of Royalston, Wendy Sperduto and her husband John of Garden City, New York and MSgt USMC Active Duty Charles Parmenter Jr and his wife Krystal of New Bern, NC; his brothers and sisters, Gene Parmenter of Phillipston, Robert Parmenter of Winchendon, Rosemary Blair and Ruth-Ann Arsenault of Winchendon. He also leaves 18 grandchildren, Bobby, Kyle, Jeremy, Maxine, Michelle, Mike, Matthew, Sierra, Dakota, Julia, Gino, Leo, Kayleigh, Isebella, Lucy, Penelope, Jessica and Derrick Jr and many great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Saturady, November 16, 2019 at 11 A.M. in Riverside Cemetery, Glenallen Street, Winchendon.
There are no calling hours.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, Winchendon is directing arrangements.