Dr. Henry Charlton Lincoln, MD, 96, a resident of Swansea for over 60 years, passed away Monday, July 19, 2021 in the Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. He was the husband of the late Grace (Rego) Lincoln.
Born in Fall River, a son of the late Kenneth C. Lincoln and the late Virginia (Charlton) Lincoln, he attended the International School in Switzerland and graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover. He then entered the US Army during WWII. Dr. Lincoln went on to graduate from the University of Colorado and the Boston University Medical School. He practiced internal medicine in the Fall River area for 38 years, retiring in 1995.
He was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church Swansea, the Knights of Columbus, Council 86 in Fall River, and was active with the St. Vincent de Paul Society. He served as the Swansea Town Doctor, held his private pilot’s license, and was a member of the Quequechan Club in Fall River. Dr Lincoln was also a generous benefactor to many area charities, including St. Anne’s Hospital and Bishop Stang High School. He was an active and vibrant man right up until his last few weeks.
He is survived by two sons, Henry “Hank” C. Lincoln and his girlfriend Johnna Disantro of Flemington, NJ, and Edward K. Lincoln of Quincy, MA; a daughter Virginia M. Lincoln and her husband, Brian Markey of Glen Rock, NJ; three grandsons, Brent Lincoln, Peter and Andrew Markey; and numerous devoted nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 10AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 530 Gardners Neck Road, Swansea, MA 02777, with private burial to follow. A time of visitation will be held Friday, July 23 from 7-9PM in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset, MA. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. For facility directions or to leave an online condolence go to www.hathawayfunerals.com.
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