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Charles F. Busuttil Jr.

December 10, 1941 - November 20, 2020


A private family funeral mass will be held.


Charles F. Busuttil Jr. age 79 of Algonac, MI. passed away November 20, 2020 in the McLaren Port Huron Hospital.  He was born December 10, 1941 in Detroit, MI. to the late Charles F. and Emma L. (Schram) Busuttil.  He married Diane F. Meldrum on March 24, 1962 in Algonac.

Chuck graduated from Algonac High School in 1959 and remained active as a loyal Muskrat supporter as well as a 2-term school board member and fundraiser.  He was instrumental in establishing the girl’s youth softball program and youth TAFL football program.

All 4 of his children, as well as 3 grandchildren attended Algonac Community Schools.  You could always find him in the stands cheering for his teams.

His love of faith and family was his top priority, always being the positive force in all aspects of their lives.

His time in the work force offered him multiple experiences visiting more than 26 countries making numerous friends throughout the world. Chuck also shared a lifetime of cherished memories with many lifelong friends.

Mr. Busuttil is survived by his wife of 59 years Diane, children Deborah S.,  Kimberly L. (Gayle), Charles “C.J.”  (Leslie), and Robert “Rob”,  grandchildren Joseph (Amy Robinson), John, Brett (Meghan), Blake, and Brandon, great granddaughters Remi and Brynn, a sister Jeanine (Pat) Craig, brothers-in-law Bill (Sue) Meldrum and Bob (Wendy) Meldrum, a sister-in-law Peggy (Mark) Mazzola, and several nieces and nephews.

A private family funeral mass will be held.  Arrangements by the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, MI.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations suggested to the Legacy Scholarship Fund in care of Diane Busuttil.