Charles Franklin Dreist, Jr.

  • Born: December 28, 1963
  • Died: May 24, 2020
  • Location: Stoughton, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Charles by adding your memories and photos.

Charles Franklin Dreist, Jr., 56, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died at home on Sunday, May 24, 2020 after a period of failing health. He leaves behind his longtime love and partner of 32 years, Elizabeth Pearl Parent, her children, Robert and Teresa and her grandchildren, Nilson, Elizabeth and Mia Rose. Son of Charles F. Dreist, Sr. of Stoughton and the late Eugenie C. Dreist, he was born in Milford and raised in Bellingham and Stoughton. Charles was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class of 1982. He was a painter for many years before retiring 3 years ago. He enjoyed playing baseball and pool and fishing and was the "Pied Piper" with all the youth in town.

Charles is also survived by his sister, Eugenie "Jeannie" (Dreist) Bernard, her children Carl W. and his wife Ana and John R. and his wife Tanya, sister Renate (Dreist) Petruccelli and her daughter Emily R.L. Dreist and brother Patrik F.H. Dreist and his children Jessica, Heidi, Kerri, Kristy and Patrice. He will be sadly missed by many more friends and family.

To respect Charles' wishes, no services will be planned. A memorial "party" will be announced at a later date. Donations in Charles' memory may be made to American Lung Association, Donation Processing Center, PO Box 11039, Lewiston, ME 04243-9409.

Condolence & Memory Journal


Sending our heart felt condolences to Pearl, her family and the Dreist family. We pray you are blessed with healing hearts provided by all the memories you cherish. Danny and Debra Gaultier

Posted by Debra Gaultier - East Taunton, MA - Family Friend   May 28, 2020

So very sorry for your loss - Charlie always had a huge smile and a hello for everyone! Rest In Peace - Ken and Ellen Phillips

Posted by Ellen Phillips - Stoughton, MA - Family Friend   May 28, 2020

Charlie, I will miss the light of your smile, your ability to make me laugh, your kind and gentle spirit and the loving compassion you had for everyone whether you knew them or just met...Peace and love I pray for you as your journey now continues on the other side of the veil. Gone from here, never forgotten.

Posted by Sandy Kelle - Pittston, ME - Friend   May 27, 2020

Rip Charlie - You always said hello with a great big smile. So sorry for your loss Dreist family and to Pearl and family - Mark and Cherie McGaughey

Posted by Cherie Mcgaughey - Stoughton, MA - Friend   May 27, 2020

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