Rafferty, Mr. Charles J. Kalamazoo, MI Died Wednesday morning November 16, 2016. Charles was born December 7, 1956 in Kalamazoo, Michigan a son of Joseph and Florence "Flossie" (Oly) Rafferty. He had been a lifelong Kalamazoo area resident and was employed with Charles Services for many years. Charles was also a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by his parents. Charles is survived by 3 siblings, Robert (Kay) Rafferty of Parchment, Michael Rafferty of Kalamazoo, and James (Cherri Emery) Rafferty of Parchment; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A memorial Mass will be held 11 o'clock Wednesday, December 14th at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 936 Lake St. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the service at the church. Private burial will take place in Mt. Olivet at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the St. Joseph Catholic Church. Please visit Charles personalized webpage for online guestbook or to leave a condolence. Arrangements were made by the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick St. www.langelands.com.