Charlene P. Morse, age 73

of Holbrook

Charlene P. Morse, age 73

Charlene P. Morse, age 73, of Holbrook, died peacefully, Wednesday, June 7, 2023 in the comfort of her home.

Charlene was born in Quincy, raised and educated in Braintree, and was a graduate of Braintree High School, Class of 1967. She lived in Holbrook for eleven years, previously in Halifax.

She began her career as a hairdresser and left the workforce to raise her young family. She was a devoted homemaker, actively supporting the activities and accomplishments of her three daughters. Charlene later worked at the Disney Store in the South Shore Plaza for many years and as a child care teacher for fourteen years.

Charlene was an active member of the Old South Union Church in Weymouth.

She enjoyed travelling with her family to Disney World, New Hampshire, and Charleston, South Carolina. She also enjoyed arts and crafts. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Beloved and devoted mother of Stacey Ann Cappello and her husband Jason, Detective, Weymouth Police Dept. of Braintree, Tammy Beth Goodhue, and Sara Patricia Goodhue, both of Weymouth.

Loving Nannie of Brianna Marion, Anthony Thomas, and Lilianah Nicole.

Beloved daughter of the late M. Charles and Marion R. (Inness) Morse.

Also known as “Ma” to Frank Cavino and Daryn Gladstone.

Godmother of Amy Mohan of Weymouth and Andrea Bremner of South Carolina.

Aunt and dear friend of Janet Stone of Holbrook. Charlene is also survived by many cousins and friends.

Memorial Visiting Hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Friday, June 9, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Memorial Service will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday, June 10, at 10:30 a.m.

For those who wish, donations in Charlene’s memory may be made to Cops for Kids with Cancer, P.O. Box 850956, Braintree, MA 02185 or by visiting


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  • Nannie,
    First, I would like to thank you for allowing me to meet such a beautiful soul as you. While, god needed you more then we did, I hope you got to visit all the beaches and make as many memories as you wanted too. I would be sure to keep your warm hugs and laughter in my heart. I love you so much and rest peacefully! See you again one day!

  • This one hurt. I’ve got no words Stacy.. Tammy and were her world. Until the grandbabies came.kidding she looked after everyone and I will never forget it

  • My heart hurts knowing you’re no longer with us, The love and attention you gave me and my family over the years had meant so very much. Please give Bob a big hug from me when you see him.
    All my love and prayers,


  • Sara and Lilianah.. My deepest sympathies to you.. she was a huge part of your lives and she enjoyed every minute with you all. I will miss seeing her at school stuff and the food truck rodeos! She was a great woman to sit and talk to..

    All my love

  • I will never forget everything that your Mother/Nannie has done for me over the years. She was one of my favorite people. I will hold onto the memories of one of my greatest friends. Love you all!

  • I wanted to express my sincere condolences, I’ve just learned of the passing of Charlene. I’m so sorry for your loss. The family is in my thoughts and prayers.”

  • So sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. Spent so much time with your whole family over the years,
    I send my condolences to all of you.
    Can’t tell you how much I care about all of you.
    Hope you all are doing as best as you can.
    A truly great loss. Left a great legacy.
    Your in my thoughts and prayers