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Charles Harold "Charlie" Bruns
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1940
Staten Island
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 2007
Lake City
Columbia County
Florida, USA

Obituary from the Staten Island Advance

Native Islander enjoyed bowling, horse racing
Sunday, September 02, 2007

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Charles Harold Bruns, a native Staten Islander and Army veteran who liked bowling and horse racing, died Aug. 5 in the VA Medical Center in Lake City, Fla., of pancreatic cancer. He was 67.

When he was Rosebank resident, Mr. Bruns was a frequent roller at Madalone's Bowling Center in Tompkinsville.

Born and raised in Rosebank, Mr. Bruns graduated from McKee High School. He served two years in the Army before being honorably discharged.

Mr. Bruns then took a job as a traffic manager with American President Lines, a shipping company then based in lower Manhattan. He later moved to Florida, and continued to work in the shipping industry for another 15 years.

He retired, then moved to Cairo, Ga., in 2005.

Mr. Bruns is survived by daughter, Victoria Bruns; sons Keith and Paul; sisters Celeste Bruns and Bernadette Samaritano; brothers Robert, Thomas, Joseph, Donald and Harold; and dozens of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters Roberta Beck and Jacqueline Malloy, and brothers John, William and Edward. A memorial mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary's R.C. Church, Rosebank. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery, Oakwood. 
Ocean View Cemetery
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
Created by: Constance Bruns
Record added: Apr 17, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108655450
Charles Harold Charlie Bruns
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You left your footprints on our hearts,and you will never be forgotten.The children who we raised togetherwill always love you and miss you.Hurricane Charlie, you were a hell of a guy, rest in peace.
- Constance Bruns
 Added: Apr. 21, 2013

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