Charles Edward Hatch, formerly of Hingham, passed on Thursday, December 5, 2019, he was 79. A Hingham resident for over 65 years he graduated Hingham High School in 1959. Charles served in the Marine Corps from 1957-1963 and was Honorably Discharged with the Good Conduct Medal. He proudly worked at General Dynamics Corporation in the Quincy Shipyard for over 20 years as the Chief of Transportation. Charles supported the community and was a member of the Old Colony Lodge in Hingham. Charles was very athletic and loved playing football and baseball. He was a big fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. He loved being anywhere near the water and would always stroll the beaches of the South Shore to find sea glass or “out of the ordinary” rocks.
Born to parents Bela E. and Ruth (Wilson) Hatch, Charles was predeceased by his parents as well as his beloved wife Linda Hatch, cherished son Chad Hatch and brother, Bela “Skip” Hatch Jr.
He is survived by his daughter, Dawn Hatch and her husband Vincent Piarulli of Grafton, his brother Earl “Buster” Hatch Sr. and his wife Karin Hatch of Orem, Utah, sister Arlene Hatch Magner of Hingham, daughter Tamara Hatch of Plymouth, daughter Melissa Douglas and her husband John Douglas of Weymouth and three grandchildren, Elizabeth and Joshua Eliason and John Douglas.
Friends may visit at the Downing Chapel on Monday, December 9th from 5-8pm.
A funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, December 10th at 10am at the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel, 21 Pond Street, Hingham.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Alzheimer’s Association in Charles’ name at www.ALZ.org.
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