Former Senior Pastor of Trinity, the Rev. Dr. Charles Bergstrom, died on Friday, March 2, 2018 at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. Pastor Bergstrom served Trinity from 1963 to 1977 before accepting a call in Washington, D.C. to serve as the Executive Director of the Office for Governmental Affairs for the Lutheran Church in America from 1977 to 1988.
Prior to coming to Worcester, Pastor Bergstrom served St. Mark Lutheran Church in Bridgeport, Connecticut and Bethesda Lutheran Church in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, at Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main Street, Holden. The funeral will be held at Trinity on Friday, March 9 at 10:30 a.m. with burial at All Faith’s Cemetery in Worcester immediately following the service.
Pastor Bergstrom is survived by his daughter, Gail J. Craig and her husband Daniel of Auburn; and his son, Paul S. Bergstrom and his wife Mary of Scarborough, Maine; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
His full obituary may be found here
May God comfort all who mourn.