Charlene passed away on Sunday November 28, 2021, at the age of 79, after a courageous battle with Covid 19. She was surrounded by loved ones, who will live their lives to the fullest in her memory.
The simplest pleasures brought joy to Charlene. Such as her love for collecting elephants, spending time with her children, and grandchildren. She was an avid reader and awesome cook! .You could often find her sitting in the living room with a good book. She was an A Shooter in several dart leagues, and avid reader and enjoyed giving to many charities. Charlene graduated Fitchburg High School in 1960, and Mount Wachusett Community College in 1986 with her degree in Criminal Justice and Human Services.
Charlene was the most giving person and had a heart of gold. We will all cherish every memory we have with her. Predeceased by her parents Louis Michaud and Dorothy Fors. Leaves behind her siblings, Elaine Farinelli, Linda Henry, and predeceased Louis “Buster” Michaud. She leaves her son, Mark Holden, daughter Wendy Cucchiara and husband Dean, Shelly Salinas and husband David, and her late son Steven Holden in 2001. As well as grandchildren, Meagan and Sarah Cucchiara, David and Daniella Salinas, Margaret Sweeny and Kara Holden, she was predeceased by her grandson David Holden in 2020. She also leaves many great grandchildren; Abigail, Jackson, Andrew, Alexi, Tyrell, Tatiana, Nicholas, Hannah, and Kaylin.
Charlene F Michaud Holden will be remembered with love long after her passing.
Her arms are always open wide
To welcome you with love
Her smile is brighter than the stars
That sparkle high above
She listens without judgement
She takes the time to share
God bless this dear Grandma
And hold her in your care
Calling hours for Charlene are on Wednesday, December 8,2021 in the funeral home from 10:30 until the time of the service which will begin at 12 noon. All friends and relatives are welcome to attend. Inurnment will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA