Charlene (Walsh) Nagle at 94

Charlene (Walsh) Nagle, 94, of Holliston, and formerly of Shamokin, Pennsylvania, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020. She was born June 12, 1925, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to Thomas and Lillian (Regan) Walsh. She grew up in Avoca and Washington, D.C.

Charlene graduated from Notre Dame Academy and Trinity College, where she earned a degree in physics. Following college, she continued her education at Catholic University. She was married Oct. 20, 1951, to the late George J. Nagle. The couple moved toShamokin in 1953, eventually residing on West Lynn Street for 46 years. In 1961, Charlene began her teaching career at St. Joseph’s School, followed by 24 years teaching Spanish at Coal Township High School, West End Junior High and Shamokin Area High School. In her early years as a teacher, she attended Bloomsburg University and S.S. Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico.In 1972, she and her husband organized and chaperoned a bus trip to Mexico City for a group of students from the Shamokin Area High School Spanish club.

Charlene is survived by her children, Carolyn Giaccio (James), of Summit, New Jersey, Elizabeth Nagle, of Tuckahoe, New York, George Nagle (Annette), of Wayne, and Michael Nagle (Erica Pierce), of Holliston; 10 grandchildren, Michael Giaccio, Katherine Mooney, Emily Davenport, Elizabeth Daingerfield, Nora Nagle, Sarah Nagle, Mary Nagle, Joshua Nagle, Liana Nagle and Erin Nagle Gordon; and five great-grandchildren, Ella, Eloise, Lennon, Charlotte and Desmond.

Funeral services will be held in Pennsylvania. Donations in memory of Charlene may be made to Trinity College, Office of Development, 125 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, D.C., 20017 or

Chesmore Funeral Home

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