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“Dear Dee Dee and Tyler: News travels fast down to North Carolina where Chris and I have been living for the past 4 years. We are sad to hear today...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Cyndy Martens - Wake Forest, NC

“Hi Dee, Mike and Tyler,My son, Dusty, just informed me of Charlie's death. Regretfully, I am in Sarasota and was unable to attend his service.I...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“I just received word of Charlie's passing, and wanted to express my sympathies to his family. It was my pleasure to work with Charlie at DOIT for a...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: DIane Wallace, Irving, Texas

“Dear Mrs. Dew, Mike and Tyler I was shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Coach Dew. I feel honored to have had the chance to get to know...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Tom Clark - Farmington, CT


5 of 15 | Posted by: Jack Talley - Bolton, CT

“Dear DeeDee,We are all so sorry to learn of your loss of Charlie. We remember him well, together with you and the boys, from our many shared years...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Dale and Nancy Wagner

“DeeDee, I was deeply saddened to hear of Charlie's passing. He was a friend from early school times and he will be missed by all of us who knew him...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Judith Duncan West

“I was so sorry to hear about your husband Dee Dee. We did not know him as well as we know you but your family has been a part of our lives for a...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Joan and Dick Portfolio

“Dear DeeDee;I am so sorry to hear about Charlie. He fought a brave fight. There is some comfort in knowing how brave he really was. He will be...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Tricia Blunt - Unionville, CT

“I met Coach Dew when I moved to Avon 5 years ago, and had the pleasure of playing for him on the Avon Twilight Team. He was so instrumental to the...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Donny Annicelle - Avon, CT

“DeeDee, Mike, and Tyler, I was so saddened to read about Charlie. My thoughts immediately went to the years from T-ball through the twilight league...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Jo-Ann Regan

“Dew family, our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. Please take solace knowing Charlie positively impacted our community by...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Sanderson Family - Avon, CT

“I will miss the great times we had over coffee with John at Panera Bread. I only wish we reconnected sooner. You made our get togethers fun with your...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Sangster

“He was so loved and he will be missed. What a great life he had with his loving family. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Becky & John Pajor - Navarre, FL

“I was so sad to here about the passing of your Husband and your father Michael and Tyler he was a great man that I had the pleasure to know though...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Betsy Taft Slater - Unionville, CT


Charles A. Dew, 72, of Avon, beloved husband of Dorothy "Dee Dee" (Addis) Dew, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, following a valiant fight with brain cancer. Born in Waterbury to the late Arthur Dew, he served his country proudly in the US Navy before going on to earn his bachelor's degree from Central Connecticut State University. Charlie was a resident of Avon for 43 years and worked as an information technology manager for the State of Connecticut. He was a member of the American Legion Post 201 in Avon and was an involved member of Avon Baseball, serving as Treasurer and coach. Charlie had a caring heart and an undying love for his family. Charlie's love and devotion to his two sons was conveyed through nearly 30 years of coaching them, particularly in baseball. He loved being outside, was an avid reader, and enjoyed discussing classical literature. His creative spirit led him to have a passion for playing guitar, composing his own songs, and writing his own stories. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend, he will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Besides his wife Dee Dee of Avon, he is survived by his sons Michael Dew, his wife Andrea, and beloved granddaughter Autumn of Simsbury, and Tyler Dew and his girlfriend Mary Martin of West Hartford; his sisters Jean Bienvenu of Wellfleet, MA and Peggy Donohue and her husband Larry of Watertown, CT; his sister-in-law Ruth Wilson and her husband Jim of Brunswick, ME, his brother-in-law Peter Addis and his wife Robyn of Simsbury, CT, and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 3 PM Saturday, April 2 at the West Avon Congregational Church, 280 Country Club Rd. Avon, CT. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Connecticut Children's Medical Center Cancer Family Support Fund, In Memory of Charlie Dew, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106.