Charles Massara

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December 20, 1936 - March 25, 2014

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Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 2-5 p.m., Morerland Funeral Home


Monday, March 31, 2014 10:30 a.m., St. Elizabeth Catholic Church


Charles F. Massara, age 77, of Columbus, OH. March 25, 2014. Retired owner of C & J Service Center. Member of St. James the Less Catholic Church. An outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing, also gardening and wine making. Survived by his wife of 57 years, Donna (Skeen); children, Tina (Mike) Lee; Vincent (Mary Lee), Nick (Erin), Gina (Dan) Badea and Tony; grandchildren, Brandi (James) Murray, Sean (Bethany) Lee, Andrew (Ashley) Lee, Lauren (Jason) McMannis, Joshua and Megan Massara, Sophia and Joel Massara, Lisha, Dominic, Monica and Matthew Badea; great granddaughter, Olivia Murray; brother, John (Eva) Massara; sisters-in-law, Norma (Mike) Borghese and Carol Massara; many extended family members and friends. Preceded in death by parents, Anthony and Anna (Tumeo) Massara; brothers, Pete (Kate), Joe and Sam; granddaughter, Brianna Lee and great-grandson, Levi Murray. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Sunday 2-5 p.m.. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 6077 Sharon Woods Blvd., Columbus, OH, Monday at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Fr. Charles Cotton, celebrant. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mt. Carmel/St. Ann’s Hospice or Lymphoma Research.


Bill Wilson - Mar 31, 2014

Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. I was pals with Charlie back in the day. I mean way back. We carried papers together and played baseball at old East Linden elementary in the summers. Charlie and I had real great times. Again, I’m so sorry for your loss.

Aaron Bowles - Mar 29, 2014

I am sorry for your loss Aunt Donna, Tina and family. Uncle Charlie was a great guy. I will always remember him and his homemade wine! He lived a full life. God had his hand upon him and his whole family. I pray that God gives you comfort and blesses you in this time of grieving. I love you all.
-Aaron Bowles-

Bill and Debbie Bowles - Mar 27, 2014

We send our love to all of you in the loss of Uncle Charlie, you have all been in our prayers for comfort and strength as you walk through this dark time of sadness and loss. All our love and sympathy.

Bob and Veronica Foley and family - Mar 27, 2014

Dear Aunt Donna and all the children: our hearts are full of sorrow in the loss of dear Uncle Charlie, but rejoice in knowing he is with Jesus and all the saints that have gone before him. The hundreds of fond memories of him and will carry us through the rest of our days. Hugs and love sent your way. Bob, Veronica and family

Oscar And Rosa Tumeo - Mar 27, 2014

No words can take away the sorrow you feel.
May God give comfort to the entire family. many prays for all.

Frank Tumeo - Mar 27, 2014

I’M sorry to hear of you loss prays thoughts for your family.

Susie and Dave Skeen - Mar 27, 2014

Charlie was a dear friend. We go way back. He will be greatly missed. He’s in a better place now and will go ahead to prepare for those who have loved him. May God be with you and the family.

sandy and don skeen - Mar 27, 2014

don and I send our love and sympathy to donna and family.We have so many happy memories with my uncle Charlie.we will miss him so much.

Darrell and Nancy Koorey - Mar 27, 2014

No words can help take the sorrow away that you are all feeling right now. We share your loss. Charlie always showed us love and smiled even when he wasn’t feeling well. He loved showing off his garden and we enjoyed the fruits of his garden. Charlie, we will miss you dearly but we know that you are now with our Lord and Saviour. We also know that one day we will all be reunited, that’s God’s promise to us. May the Lord comfort the entire family and may His grace and Peace be with all of the Massara/Badea family.
With Love, Darrell and Nancy

Don Wallick & Camille Knight - Mar 27, 2014

Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your father.

Paul Rodgers - Mar 27, 2014

I think of Charlie every spring when I plant my garden and though out the year as I tend to it. I’ll always remember him.

Shannon - Mar 27, 2014

I am so sorry to read of your loss. I know the pain of losing loved ones and it’s only natural to wonder why God allows this to happen, but I was comforted in knowing that God views death as an enemy and will soon bring death, sickness, pain and suffering to an end. (1 Corinthians 15:26, Revelation 21:4) and even more comforting is that He plans to bring our dead loved ones back to life one day. (John 5:28,29) I hope these scriptures help you cope until that day comes.

Venice Tumeo Ramsey - Mar 26, 2014

My sympathies to Donna and her family at this time. I have great memories of Charlie and Donna, and their family growing up. Charlie was a hard worker who loved his family. He was also close to my parents Mary and Vince Tumeo. He will be greatly missed! Rest in peace Charlie!

Monica and Joe Tumeo - Mar 26, 2014

Our cousin will be missed greatly. His life was an example of love and service. He was a family man who showed how to love his wife and children and how to help them to grow into the wonderful people they are. We pray that God will give him the reward of a good and faithful servant that he so richly deserves.
Monica and Joe

Steve Race - Mar 26, 2014

Charlie will be missed. I aalways experienced Charlie as interested in others, a kindly sort whom I found entirely likeable. Blessings to you Donna, Nick and all the family. May God’s promises renew your hearts.

Paul Nobile - Mar 26, 2014

Deepest Sympathy May Charles rest in Peace. A mass will be said in his honor.
Aquinas College High School Alumni Association

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