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Charles R. Yelle

October 14, 1926 ~ October 8, 2021 (age 94)

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Obituary

HOLYOKE

Charles R. Yelle, 94, passed away on Friday October 8, 2021 at Daybrook Village in Holyoke. He was born October 14, 1926 in Holyoke, a son of the late Joseph and Antoinette (Domingue) Yelle and attended Chicopee schools.  Charles was a 48 year Store Keeper at National Blank Book Company in Holyoke.  He was also a Volunteer Firefighter for the Town of Southampton.  A member of a pitch league at the Knights of Columbus, and a former member of the Massachusetts National Guard.  In his free time, Charles enjoyed gardening, playing cards and being with his family.  He was a widower of Doris A. (Gladu) Yelle, who passed away in 1997.  Charles is survived by a daughter, Denise M. Korenewsky and her husband Wesley of Belchertown, and his sister Leona Larouere of Youngstown Ohio; nine grandchildren: Kenneth and Richard Lafleur, David and Peter Lundgren, Sean and Charles Marshall, Heather Longley, Aaron and Matthew Korenewsky; seven great grandchildren: Jarrett, Emmie, Caleb, Cheyanne, Noah, Ella and Brie.  And several nieces and nephews.  Besides his parents and his wife, Charles was predeceased by a daughter, Donna M. Marshall, and his siblings: Ralph, Rita, and Julie.   Charles will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, Pop pop, brother, uncle, neighbor and friend, who loved to help others with whatever they may need.  A Prayer Service will be held for Charles on Monday, October 18th at 11:00 am at the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street. A calling hour will be held prior to the service on Monday morning from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
October 18, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home
2049 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Prayer Service
Monday
October 18, 2021

11:00 AM
Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home
2049 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

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