James J. Charette


PROSPECT – James Julian Charette, 75, of Prospect, died Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury. He was the beloved husband of Tammy (Goss) Charette.

James was born in Fort Kent, Maine, Aug. 5, 1948, son of the late Joseph J. and Rita (Caron) Charette. He was a retired screw machine operator, and had worked at Bic Pen, Devon Manufacturing and Amphenol Corp. He enjoyed spending time at the senior center and playing cards.

In addition to his wife, James leaves his daughters, Lorilee Giola of Torrington, Dawn (Paul) Kirschner of Coventry, Becky Charette of Bristol, Sarah Bernier (Charlie) of Wolcott; son-in-law Peter Bernier (Stephanie) of Prospect; sisters Arlene (Kent) Johns of Florida, Robin (Rich) Budzinovski of Naugatuck, and Lisa (Maurice) Hebert of Fort Kent, Maine; sister-in-law Laura Charette of Florida; grandsons Sammy, Nathan, Jared, Austin and Logan; great-grandson Theodore; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his sister Carol (George) Trosky, and his brother Bob Charette.

Friends were to call at Naugatuck Valley Memorial Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 N. Main St., Naugatuck, on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, from 5 to 7 p.m. Immediate family were invited to attend at 4.

To send an online condolence, please visit naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.