October 22, 1935 – July 15, 2021
Charles C. Ehl, a resident of Stoneham, formerly of Reading and East
Dennis, passed away on July 15, 2021, at the Massachusetts General
Hospital. He was 85 years of age.
Charles was born in Melrose, Massachusetts on October 22, 1935, the son
of the late Charles and Josephine (Connors) Ehl. Charles received his
Bachelor’s degree from Tufts University, his Master’s degree from Boston
University and his Ph.D. from Boston College. He was the Assoc. Dean at
Bentley College, Dean at Framingham State University, Dean at New
Hampshire College and Dean at Stonehill College.
He was an avid golfer and enjoyed working in his yard tending to his
bountiful vegetable garden, thick lawn, and hydrangeas. While on the Cape
he became an avid reader of history.
Charles proudly served in the Air National Guard and was called to active
duty during the Berlin airlift.
Charles was the beloved husband of Irene M. (Nikolskis) Ehl. Devoted
father of Charles S. Ehl and his wife Janet of Reading, David C. Ehl and his
wife Alyssa of Hookset, NH, and Peter J. Ehl and his wife Emily of
Winchester. Cherished bother of Brenda L. Gavin and her husband Joseph
of North Reading. He was the loving grandfather of 8.
A visitation will be held on Friday, July 23 at the Douglass, Edgerley and
Bessom Funeral home 25 Sanborn St. (corner of Woburn St.) Reading
from 5-7pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Patrick’s Church
71 Central St. Stoneham at 10am. Burial will follow at Forest Glade
Cemetery in Wakefield.
In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Charles’ memory to Cystic
Fibrosis Foundation 114 Perimeter Rd Unit G&H Nashua NH 03063.