|Birth: ||Jan. 21, 1934|
|Death: ||Nov. 28, 2010|
Charles H. Killackey, 76, of Chapel Street, Lee, died Sunday at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield.
He was born in Pittsfield on January 21, 1934, the son of Kenneth and Margaret Hardiman Killackey.
A lifelong resident of Lee, he attended Lee High School, where he was a member of the 1953 State Championship Basketball Team. He served in the United States Marines during the Korean War. Following the war, he served as a guard at the Clarksville Base in Clarksville, Tennessee.
He was a custodian in the Lee Public Schools for many years. Mr. Killackey was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
He leaves his wife of fifty-six years, the former Jean Adams. They were married on October 13, 1954. He also leaves three sons, Kevin C. Killackey of Lee, Charles K. Killackey of Delray Beach, Florida, and Shawn D. Killackey of Lee; two daughters, Kathleen J. O'Leary and her husband Thomas of Housatonic and Colleen Newton and her husband Roger Jr. of Lee; his thirteen grandchildren, Christopher, Eric, Jessica, Ian, Reshawna, Katie, Keith, Kelsey, Kurt, Ariel, Sarah, Josh, and Matthew; and twelve great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by another son John Adams Killackey, who died August 16, 1986, a brother Kenneth Killackey, and a sister Sally Killackey.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Kelly Funeral Home with the Rev. Christopher J. Waitekus officiating.
Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery with the Rev. Daniel Pascucci officiating.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday evening from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on December 1, 2010.
Created by: Ryan Curtis
Record added: Dec 01, 2010
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