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Constantine G."Dino" Charos

Constantine G."Dino" Charos
  • March 5, 1927 - September 4, 2017
  • Melrose Park, Massachusetts

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“As the Chaplin for the USS Beatty Reunion Association for about thirteen years he will be missed by all.RIP Dino ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Tom Accuosti - Southbury, CT

“With my deepest sympathies. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Jayne Andrews - Savannah, GA

“My thoughts and prayers to George,Paul and Christine. Your father was a real gentleman and had a laugh I can still remember. Again I am very sorry...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Charles Coombs - Mashpee, MA

“George and family, So sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Earl Norman - Melrose, MA

“Due to our age differences, Dino and I weren't fortunate enough to serve on the USS Beatty together; however, we attended the annual reunions of the...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Sidney Jennings - Cary, NC

“Due to our age differences, Dino and I weren't fortunate enough to serve on the USS Beatty together; however, we attended the annual reunions of the...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Sidney Jennings - Cary, NC

“George and family, Karen, Nate and myself are so very sorry for your loss. I was never close to Dino, but do remember him as being in charge. He was...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Edward MacIntosh - Amesbury, MA

“Chris, Brian and Matt,With caring thoughts we send our prayers that you will find comfort in knowing your father/grandfather has found peace.Pam and...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Pam Cunningham - Braintree, MA

“George,Sorry for your loss.My thoughts are with you.You take care.Scott M./MHS 1969 ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Scott McLeod

“I first met Dino about fifty years ago when I became friends with George, his oldest. Just as my friendship with George grew, so did my friendship...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Howard Murphy - Billerica, MA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Constantine G. "Dino" Charos, of Melrose, died at the Genesis at Wakefield Center on Sept. 4, 2017 at the age of 90. Dino was born & raised in Roxbury and a graduate of Roxbury schools. He served his country as a Fireman First Class during WWII, serving in the Merchant Marines, U.S. Coast Guard and on 4 different vessels in the U.S. Navy. Dino resided in Melrose since 1950 and worked as a Labor Foreman for Turner Construction in Boston for 25 years before his retirement in 1985. He was a member of the V.F.W. Harold O' Young Post #2394 in Melrose and the U.S.S. Beatty Reunion Club for many years. Dino was a Mason & Shriner, an avid gardener and had the "Best Tomatoes". He was a hard worker and enjoyed traveling across the country & all of Europe with his late wife Catherine. Dino loved to spend his time at the beach in Marshfield and with his children & grandchildren. He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine V. (Hegerich) Charos for over 40 years. Loving father of George Charos of Marblehead, Paul Charos & his wife Jean and Christine McAnneny & her late husband William, all of Wakefield. Cherished grandfather of Brian, Matthew, Justin and Amanda. Caring brother of the late Christos Charos, Catherine Lucas and Peter Charos. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Wednesday, Sept. 6th from 4-7PM. Funeral from the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 70 Montvale Ave., Woburn on Thursday, Sept. 7that 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial in Forest Hills, Cemetery, Boston. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Constantine's memory to the Alzheimer's Assoc., PO Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.