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Here is the obituary. Sandy in NC

News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) - September 13, 2004
Deceased Name: Charles Bruce Sharpe

CHAPEL HILL -- Charles Bruce Sharpe of Chapel Hill, NC died at home on September 10, 2004. He was born on April 8, 1926 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, the son of Merton and Anne (Meredith) Sharpe. His family moved to Detroit Michigan when he was an infant, where he was raised with his sister Carolyn.

Bruce earned degrees in electrical engineering from Northwestern University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Michigan. He served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. Bruce was a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan for 32 years.

He is survived by Martha (Brunk), his wife of 50 years, and four children, Olivia, Randy, Dave, and Don; and eight grandchildren. A fifth child, Tom, died in 2002.

Bruce and Martha moved to Chapel Hill, NC in 1996. They are members of the Christ United Methodist Church. Bruce will be remembered by family and friends as a loving and devoted husband and father, faithful friend, kind and gracious person, and a talented pianist and tennis player.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 18, 2004 at the Christ United Methodist Church, 800 Market Street, Southern Village, Chapel Hill, NC 27156.

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