Charles J. “Chuck” Scalata
Family and Friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Saturday, April 8th beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), REVERE, for Charles “Chuck” J. Scalata, of Chelsea, formerly of Quincy, who passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 8th, 2017 at the age of 87. A Funeral Mass will follow in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) at 11:30 a.m. Interment will be private.
Charles worked for over 40 years as a Lithographer at Court Square Press in Boston. After his retirement, Charles also worked for the school department in Lynn driving disabled children. Charles lived in Quincy for most of his life where he raised his large family. While in Quincy, he was very active in organizations and activities his children were involved in. The Boy Scouts, The Renegade Drum and Bugle Corp as well as St. John the Baptist Church. Later in his life, Charles moved back to the North Shore living in Revere before happily settling into the Leonard Cohen Florence Estates on Admirals Hill in Chelsea. Charles was a member of The Loyal Order of Moose in Revere and spent many fond hours at the Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center. Chuck enjoyed boating, traveling and playing his guitar. He often traveled to listen to his favorite bands.
Charles is proceeded in death by his former wife Ruth (Nickerson) Scalata. He was the loving father of and survived by Joseph Scalata and wife Claudia of Whitman, Christine Jenkins Devine and husband Michael of Quincy, Mark Scalata and Nancy Annecchiarico of East Bridgewater, Paul Scalata of Fairhaven, Peter Scalata and William Achorn of Forestdale, Brian Scalata and wife Tracey of Carver and Sandy Scalata Jett and Mark Rodighiero of Lakewood, Colorado. Grandchildren Adam, Nathan, Andrea, Shannon, Joel, Charles, David, Danielle, Connor, Kinley, Ryan, Jamie and several great-grandchildren. Charles is also survived by his loving sister Irma (Scalata) Accettullo of Revere and her two children Rob Accettullo of Canton and Lisa Accettullo of East Boston.