Charles L Sharrow

March 3rd, 1914 to August 9th, 2012
Charles L. “Chuck” Sharrow, Jr, 98, died August 9, 2012 in Medilodge of Port Huron.

He was born March 3, 1914, in Port Huron, the son of Charles L. Sharrow, Sr and Laura E (Trese) Sharrow. Chuck married Evelyn Yarger on October 5, 1940, whom he met when they were attending Port Huron Junior College. They were happily married a month short of 66 years when she died September 9, 2006.

A lifelong resident of Port Huron, he graduated from St. Stephen High School, Port Huron Junior College and the University of Detroit. Chuck retired as manager of the Detroit Edison office at 600 Grand River Ave. in 1974 after 40 years of service. Following retirement, he was a realtor for about 8 years with Harry Moak Real Estate

During WWII he served his country for five years, including 3 ½ years in the Pacific. He was on duty with Army Anti-aircraft at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii when the Japanese Air Force bombed the U.S. Naval Fleet, December 7, 1941. He was discharged in 1946 as a Lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps, U.S. Army.

He was a member of St. Mary Church, Port Huron, St. Clair County Community College Alumni, U of D Alumni, YMCA, Roosevelt PTA, Industrial Management Club (President), National Office Managers Association (President), United Way, Willow Ridge Golf Club, Port Huron City Zoning Board of Appeals, Edison American Legion, Wales Twp. Historical Society, various bowling and golf leagues, and Pearl Harbor Survivors Association.

Chuck loved all sports. He played center on the St. Stephens Football Team, had a hole-in-one at age 89 at Willow Ridge, enjoyed billiards, hunting, bowling, golf, water skiing and vacation travel.

He is survived by his daughter, Marilyn J. Sharrow and her husband, Larry J. Davis of California and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceding him in death where his parents, brother, Stewart and sisters, Betty Schwitzke and Shirley Deaner.

A Mass of Resurrection will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Church, Port Huron. The Rev. Zbigniew Zomerfeld will officiate.

Visiting hours are 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home and from 9 a.m. until the service time Monday at church

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