Charles Carroll Bennett, Jr.
Charles Carroll Bennett, Jr. of Carlisle, MA passed away unexpectedly on April 23, 2019.
Charlie was born at Camp Lejeune, NC to Charles C. Bennett, Sr. and Elaine (Andersen) Mack on December 24, 1959 and grew up in Kenmore, NY.
Charlie moved to Merrimack, NH in 1984 to pursue a career in Software Development with Digital Equipment Corp. There he met Mary Olejarz Bennett . Charlie and Mary were married on June 21, 1986. The Bennett Family lived in Arlington, MA and moved to Carlisle in 2002.
Charlie graduated from Kenmore West High School in 1978, Studied Semiotics, Memetics and Computation at SUNY Buffalo from 1978-1983 and received an Object Oriented Programming certificate from Northeastern in 1994.
Charlie was a brilliant and innovative thinker. He enjoyed a 35 year career at many Software companies and startups in MA and was awarded 3 patents while at Hitachi Data Systems and was serving as CTO of a Stealth Startup when he died. He is fondly remembered by those whose lives he touched as a gentle soul who was always willing to share what he knew with others and loved collaborating on projects both in and outside of work.
Charlie loved his family. He is survived by his wife, Mary and sons, Griffin and Declan of Carlisle, MA; Sisters DawnMarie (Mark) Wielgo and Emily Mack of Tonawanda, NY; Shellie (Chris) Birkman of Buffalo, NY and Tammy (Joe) Comerate of Hamburg, NY and brother Jason (Penny) Bennett of ME and many nieces and nephews. He is greatly missed by all.
A memorial service will be held from 9-11 am on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at the Boston Cremation Chapel, 287 Main St. Malden, MA
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