In Memoriam: RTN Federal Credit Union board member Charles Doherty
WALTHAM, MA (October 22, 2018) — Charles Doherty, Jr., RTN Federal Credit Union Board Member and Former Chairman of RTN’s Board of Directors, passed away on September 25.
A former Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration for Granada North America, Charlie was a Credit Union member and director for more than forty years. He served as Chairman of RTN’s Board and served on RTN’s Executive Committee.
Charlie received an accounting degree and MBA in Finance from Boston College, and was a graduate of the Executive Management Program at Amos Tuck Dartmouth College. Beloved husband of Dorothea (Dottie) Sparrow, Charlie was a loving father and devoted grandfather. He was actively involved in the New England Hemophilia Association, serving as Chief Financial Officer and overseeing successful fundraising events for the organization for many years.
“Charlie was dedicated to ensuring our Credit Union’s unwavering commitment to helping our members and supporting our local community,” says Richard Wright, “His own generosity and volunteerism reflected the values of the Credit Union movement, and we were fortunate to benefit from his wisdom and guidance as well as his friendship.”
About RTN Federal Credit Union
RTN is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative committed to helping members achieve financial well-being through quality products and personalized service. Founded in 1945, RTN is one of the largest credit unions in Massachusetts, with over $1 billion in assets, nearly 50,000 members and 18 branches. RTN Federal Credit Union serves more than 1,100 sponsor groups including two major employers in Massachusetts – Raytheon Company and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.