Charles Wage

  • Died: March 9, 2019
  • Location: WORCESTER, Massachusetts

Callahan, Fay & Caswell Funeral Home

61 Myrtle Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Tel. (508) 755-1500

Tribute & Message From The Family

Worcester-Charles "Whitey" Wage, 87 passed away Saturday, March 9 in UMASS Medical Center.

He leaves his wife of 64 years, Lillian (Dionne) Wage; three children, Steve Wage of Worcester, Ken Wage of Holden and Linda Wage of Holden and two grandchildren, Nick Wage and Elizabeth Wage. A sister, Doris J. Wage predeceased him. He was born in Chicago, IL son of Edmond and Dorothy (Devlin) Wage.

Chuck came from a long line of athletes and graduated from St. Leo's Christian Brothers High School in Chicago, where he excelled in football and track. He was a founding member of the Fraternity of Boneheads, which would go on to become a national charitable fraternal organization. Charles spent 10 years in the U.S. Air Force as a flight mechanic traveling throughout the Caribbean, Greenland and the Pacific, retiring as a Staff Sergeant. He then continued his career in the mechanical arts, retiring several years ago. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. He was the former financial secretary and a member of Knights of Columbus Alhambra Council #88 and its golf league. Chuck also enjoyed coaching little league and loved to follow the athletic careers of his children and grandchildren.

Visiting Hours are Wednesday, March 13, from 4 to 7pm at Callahan Fay Caswell Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle St. A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday at 10am in Blessed Sacrament Church, 555 Pleasant St. Burial will be in Worcester, County Memorial Park, and Paxton.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Wage Family
I am sorry for your loss. Charlie was a dear friend and a good man. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Spike Redmond

Posted by George Redmond - Pickererington, OH   March 14, 2019

Lil and family,
We are so sorry to hear about Chuck's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by Ken and Pat Best - Ft. Myers, FL   March 13, 2019

Posted by Ken and Pat Best - Ft. Myers, FL   March 13, 2019

'Chuckie' you were such a GREAT FRIEND for many years we miss you may you rest in peace..

John & Debbie Milley

Posted by Debbie Milley - Worcester, MA   March 12, 2019

My Condolences to Lillian Wage and their Family on the passing of Charile,May His Soul Rest in Peace,I knew Charlie and Lillian Wage as past parishioners of Saint Andrew The Apostle Parish and as my neighbor in the Columbus Park neighborhood.

Posted by Alfred G."Jerry" Laverty - Worcester, MA   March 11, 2019