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“Dear Uncle Charlie, I fondly remember you and Aunt Joanne taking me to Canobie Lake Park with the John Hancock crew for family day. Will miss you...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Janet Drinan - Abington, MA

“To the entire Vroom family: my deepest sympathy on Uncle Charlie's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was/is a great man. ...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa Preston Colburn - Plymouth, MA

“A wonderful giving man with a smile that makes you smile. ”
3 of 22 | Posted by: David Porter - Sarasota, FL

“uncle charlie, lots of wounderful memories, laughs,and love... thanks for being the perfect you! ( just the way God made you).. thank you...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: leslie porter joiner - englewood, FL

“May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Kevin & Tonya Saylor - Plymouth, MA

“uncle charlie, you were truly the father i didnt have.you tought me about religion,faith and God above.and i thank you for that. i have learned alot...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: larry dean porter - englewood, FL

“My sincere sympathy to all. May you find peace, strength and comfort in your memories. ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Leslie Tracey - North Attleboro, MA

“Very sorry your loss, he is comfortable now, and in a better place waiting for us. ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Scott tracey - Sandwich, MA

“Rest in peace Charlie. May the angels surround you always. Growing up you were the big brother i never had!! A KIND HEART AND GENTLE SOUL!!I will...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Valerie McCarthy - Quincy, MA

“Grampa, This past week has been hard knowing you're not here to comfort us. You always had a gentle hug, a hand to hold, and warm words of wisdom....Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Lindsey Vroom - MA

“Our sincere condolences go out to the Vroom family. We consider Chip and his family our family so we are feeling deep sorrow along with you. May...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Laurie Haslam - Spring hill, FL

“Rest in peace Uncle Charlie. You will be dearly missed by everyone who was fortunate to have known you. ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Tracy (Preston) Mazzuca - MA

“Charlie, Listen to the grandkids sing, Bowls of chili, the joy they bring. Smiling sisters holding hands, Brother, friends understand. ...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Terri - Wareham, MA

“We will always cherish the memories of you, especially growing up and the days of the scooter & motor cycle. You will be greatly missed. Rest in...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Arlene & Paul Sheehan - Whitman, MA

“Charlie - not only a devoted husband and father, but a true friend with a gentle spirit - the brother I never had. God please hold on tightly, to the...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Janice M. Mann - Marion, MA

“I'm so sorry. Growing up, he was alway such a nice person. Always so gentle and kind. I've been thinking about him just about every day. I'm so...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Michelle Cerone (Wood) - Hampton, NH

“Our lives are better because Charlie was a part of it. Rest in peace Charlie and thank you for you service to our country and the AMerican Legion ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Bruce Pratt - Plymouth, MA

“Not only was Uncle Charlie my uncle, but I considered him as a freind. We always got along great, and hang out at family gatherings, go fishing often...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: James Vengren - Walpole, MA

“My deepest and heartfelt sympathy to you all, Aunt Joanne, Chip, Lisa and Harry. I am so deeply saddened by the passing of dear Uncle Charlie. He...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Jody Tracey (Vengren) - Sandwich, MA

“You will be missed dearly, such a great brother and a wonderful friend. I Love you, Sue ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Susan Preston - Carver, MA

“I wish to express my condolences to joanne and family on the passing of charlie,he was loved and respected by me,i will always cherish our memories...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: FRANCIS VENGREN - LAKE WALES, FL

“Rest in peace my Brother, God speed, until we meet again on the other side. Semper Fi, Harry ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Harold J. Campbell Jr. - Duxbury, MA


Charles R. Vroom Jr., age 73, of Plymouth, died peacefully at his home on August 27, 2012. He was a devoted husband to his wife Joanne (Tolman) Vroom. Born in Cambridge, MA on February 17, 1939, he was a son of the late Charles R. and Ethel (Campbell) Vroom, Sr. He was educated in Somerville and was a graduate of Somerville Vocational School. He then entered the US Army where he proudly served his country during the Vietnam War. Following his enlistment in the US Army, Mr. Vroom had worked for most of his life as a conveyer technician for the John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company. He was the Past Commander of the American Legion Post 40, as well as past 40&8 commander and Past District 10 Commander. He will be honored by many for his dedication to those he served throughout the years. Mr. Vroom enjoyed fishing as one of his favorite hobbies. Mr. Vroom leaves behind his Beloved wife Joanne. He was the father of Charles J. "Chip" Vroom, Lisa (Vroom) Carpeno, and Harold Vroom . He was the cherished brother of Harold Campbell, Susan Preston, Virginia Vengren, and the late Shirley Porter. He was grandfather to Nick, Lindsey, Bryan, Mathew, Jeremy, Skylah, Brandyn, Haylee, and Alex. The funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, Sept.5 th, 2012 10 a.m. Visitation at the Cartmell Funeral Home on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA. In Lieu of flowers please send Donations in his memory to the American Lung Assn., 460 Totten Pond Rd - #400, Waltham, MA 02451. For online guestbook and directions see: www.cartmellfuneralhome.com

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