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ANDOVER — Charles L. Greenfield died in Andover on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010. He was 90-years-old.

Charlie was born in Lawrence, and lived in Andover with his family, which included his cousin and lifelong companion, Emma Briggs. He was educated in Andover and graduated from Andover Punchard High School. Charlie served in the Army during World War II and worked for Raytheon Corp. until his retirement.

Charlie and Emma moved from Andover to Danville, N.H. in 1986. Charlie was a member of First Calvary Baptist Church in North Andover and an associate member of the East Hampstead Union Church in East Hampstead. He enjoyed bowling and was and enthusiastic fan of his favorite sports team, the Boston Red Sox.

Charlie endeared himself to all that knew him.. He was openly honest, friendly and kind. Emma Briggs died in 2003; Charlie leaves cousins, Carol Gray, of Salem, N.H., and Alberta Hoelzel of Henderson, Nev.. He will be sadly missed by his dear friends, the Rev. Donald and Mrs. Elaine Dickinson, of Windham, Maine and their family.

ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held following 10 a.m. Worship on Sunday, Dec. 12, at the East Hampstead Union Church, 225 East Main St. (Route 121A), Hampstead, N.H. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Briggs-Greenfield Scholarship Fund, c/o John C. Oakley, Esq., Oakley, O'Sullivan & Eaton, P.C., .89 Main St., Andover, MA 01810. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen.
Published on  December 9, 2010
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