Charles Thomas Cain, 81 of Kearny passed away on March 22, 2018.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Cecilia's Church in Kearny on Wednesday at 10 AM. Cremation is private. Visitation is at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny on Tuesday from 4-8 PM.
A lifelong resident of Kearny, Charlie graduated from Kearny High School in 1954 and attended Rutgers University before serving in the US Army at the Pentagon. He was an active member of St. Cecilia's parish, an usher at the Sunday 10 AM mass, and volunteered regularly at church bingo and other fundraising activities. A member of the Knights of Columbus Council #6928 for many years, Charlie was elected Grand Knight in 1990. Besides spending time with his family, Charlie most enjoyed the camaraderie of Graham's Tavern in Kearny. He was also an avid Mets fan.
Charlie is survived by his loving sister Rose Mary Callinan, his devoted niece Colleen Readie and nephews John, Thomas and Matthew Callinan, and Christopher, Kevin and Keith Readie. He also leaves behind grand-nieces Madison and Jacqueline Callinan and Ava Readie, and grand-nephews Michael Callinan and Bryce and Tristan Readie.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Knights of Columbus Council #6928 in his memory.