Charles F. Hale, Jr.

December 13, 1953 ~ October 29, 2019 (age 65)


Charles F. Hale, Jr., 65, of Pelham, NH, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at his home. Born in Methuen on December 13, 1953, he was the son of the late Charles and Rita (Tessier) Hale.

Chuck was the owner and operator at Forklift Training Plus, LLC where he worked as a Consultant/Trainer. He enjoyed life for today, boating, his motorcycle, traveling the US, and sitting on his porch with friends and family. He lived without regrets and made sure each day he lived life to the most. Also, he was a well respected friend to all. Chuck was most definitely a social butterfly. If anyone needed help he was the first to be there and lend a hand. Most of all, he loved his family more than anything.

He is survived by the love of his life, Elaine (Crowley) Hale, with whom he shared forty-five years of marriage; two sons, Chuck Hale, III and his wife, Kelly, and Jason hale and his wife, Laurie; adored grandchildren, Ava and Cooper Hale.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Sunday, November 3, 2019, from 12:00-4:00 PM at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street in Methuen. A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 4, 2019 at 10:30 AM in the funeral home chapel. Burial to follow at Bellevue Cemetery in Lawrence.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Children’s Cancer Foundation, 5570 Sterrett Place, Ste. 204, Columbia, MD 21044 or via


November 3, 2019

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cataudella Funeral Home
126 Pleasant Valley Street
Methuen, MA 01844

November 4, 2019

10:30 AM
Cataudella Funeral Home
126 Pleasant Valley Street
Methuen, MA 01844


Bellevue Cemetery
170 May Street
Lawrence, MA 01841

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