150x171-2555797Charles Mark (“Chuck”) Carlson, Jr., of Southbridge, formerly of Auburn, passed away Thursday, February 20th, after a sudden illness. He was 46.

He leaves his daughter, Rosie Carlson of Lancaster, his mother, JoAnne Carlson of Auburn and his friend and roommate, Jim Johnson of Southbridge.

Chuck was born in Worcester. He was educated in Auburn schools, later graduating from Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School in 1987.

Chuck worked at several area establishments, most notably Showcase Cinemas for 11 years. He was always proud of his Employee of the Month Award from Showcase.

He loved all things Disney. He was also an avid movie buff, mainly enjoying horror films and a tremendous fan of the musical group New Kids on the Block.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours from 6-8 PM on Tuesday, February 25th, in the Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central St. Auburn.  His funeral will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 10AM. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery.