Jeraldine “Jeri” F. Chartrand at 74

Jeraldine “Jeri” F. Chartrand, 74, of Holliston, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020. Born in Hoboken, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Madlyn (Stephens) LaPreste and Joseph Rongo. She was the wife of 31 years to Richard Chartrand of Holliston.

Jeri was a longtime resident of Holliston; where she ran her own business as a day care provider. With unending patience and a sense of humor, Jeri spent her life dedicated to her family and the children that she cared for.

Besides her husband, Jeri is survived by two daughters, Cari Ryding and her spouse, Lauri of Natick and Melissa Keeler of Westborough. She also leaves behind her sister, Trude McGrath and her husband, Michael of TX as well as 5 grandchildren Stephen and Megan Keeler, and John, Claudia and Grace Tatian, as well as several nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, funeral services will be held privately with family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holliston Senior Center, 150 Goulding St. Holliston, MA 01746.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston.

Chesmore Funeral Home


  1. Richard Goguen on October 27, 2020 at 8:49 am

    Richard: So sad to hear of Jeri’s passing. She was always so warm and friendly anytime I would see her. My sincere condolences to you and family.

  2. Jon and Sandra Lowell on June 29, 2021 at 6:47 pm

    Sandra Lowell on June 29, 2021.

    Just heard that Jeri had passed away. Jon and I send our deepest condolences to all of her family. I know she will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.

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