July 16, 2024

Native Obituaries

Charles E. “Chick” Byrne, of West Roxbury, died on Aug. 30, 2023.

Charles “Chick” Byrne. – through Gormley Funeral Residence

Charles E. “Chick” Byrne, of West Roxbury, MA, shone brightly on this earth for 36 years. His spirit left his physique on Aug. 30 2023, to the shock of all who knew him. Chick leaves behind his bereft mom Loretta A. Lennon, his devastated sister Lottie Welter and niece Etta, all of West Roxbury. He leaves heartbroken his grandfather James F. Lennon of Chestnut Hill, aunt Diane Lennon of Dover, aunt Marie and her husband David Tracey of West Roxbury, uncle Joseph and his spouse Kathi Lennon of Needham, and his pricey cousins, Frances, James, and Teresa Tracey, Curt and Hannah Pfannenstiehl, and Megan, Laura, and Kaitlin Lennon. Chick additionally leaves his different dad or mum Charlene Byrne of Brookline, alongside together with her household, Bob, Madelyn, and Ginger, cousins Rob, Katherine, and Nick, and brother-in-law Kurt Welter and nephew Luke.

Chick was an completed artist and a compassionate healer. He graduated from the John D. O’Bryant College in Boston, and was awarded a prestigious Posse Scholarship to Denison College in Ohio the place he earned a BFA in Studio Artwork in 2009. His beautiful and dynamic artwork has been widely known, and acquired accolades in reveals, reveals, and galleries in Boston, New York, Miami, Provincetown, and others. He held a coveted place as an Artist in Residence on the Boston Middle for the Arts. His work, CV, and awards will be considered on his web site chickbyrne.com.

Chick was an intensely delicate, caring, and beneficiant soul who gave of himself till he was empty. His numerous mates all the time felt seen and valued. Chick noticed angels in probably the most sudden folks, and handled all with dignity and respect. His religious life was of the utmost significance to him. Through the previous seven years he studied and practiced pranic therapeutic, and made himself out there to assist many discover aid and luxury.

Chick will likely be significantly missed by his fellow artists on the BCA Studios, his coworkers on the Mills Gallery in Boston, and Exodus Bagels in Roslindale. He really appreciated their friendship and liked working with them.

Visiting hours on the William J. Gormley Funeral Residence, 2055 Centre St., West Roxbury, Wednesday, September sixth, from 4-8pm. Funeral from the funeral dwelling Thursday, September seventh, at 9am adopted by a Funeral Mass in St. John Chrysostom Church at 10 o’clock. Kinfolk and mates invited. In lieu of flowers think about a considerate donation made in Chick’s reminiscence to one in all these organizations which made his life richer: Boston Middle for the Arts bostonarts.org, BAGLY bagly.org, or Poor Clare Nuns, 920 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 poorclarenunsboston.org. For instructions and guestbook gormleyfuneral.com.

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