Mr. Charles B. Osgood, age 87, died on Thursday evening at Blaire House in Tewksbury. He was the husband of Barbara R. (Grant) Osgood.
Born and raised in Somerville, he was the son of the late Clyde and Hazel (Sukeforth) Osgood. In 1944 at the age of 17, Charlie pitched for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was a Credit Manager for the Boston Globe retiring in 1988. A resident of Saugus for many years, where he raised his family, Mr. Osgood lived in Carver for 25 years before moving to Tewksbury a year ago. A Suffolk University graduate, he served in U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.
Besides his wife he is survived by five children; Donald C. Osgood & his wife Jane of Saugus, Robert W. Osgood & his wife Jane of Braintree, Charles B. Osgood, Jr. & his wife Mary of Wilmington, Barbara J. Powers & her husband Ernest of North Reading, William A. Osgood & his wife Kendra of Amesbury, 12 grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren. He was the brother of Nancy Osgood & her husband Jon Deigert of PA & the late Robert Osgood & Joyce Donahue.
In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02215.
A funeral service will be held in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS, on Monday at 11 a.m. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hour 1 hour prior from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.