Charlie "Sharasar" Marcus died Saturday, March 11, 2017 in Glenview, Ill. He was 67. Charlie was known and loved for brightening a room with his magnetic humor, his gentle spirit, humility and kindheartedness. Charlie was born in Kirkuk, Iraq, and was a draftsman for large architectural firms in Baghdad, Beirut and Chicago, to which he later immigrated. He served as a federal employee with the U.S. Postal Service, where he had been a cherished coworker for more than 15 years. He was a beloved husband to Virginia, father to Marcella and Shanna, son to Susan Hawell, brother to Esho (Maria) Marcus and Nehrain (Youbert) Shlimon, uncle to five, and friend to countless others. He was treasured by his late father, Sankho Hawell, and late brother Eddie Marcus. Services will be held at St. Andrew's Parish of the Assyrian Church of the East at 901 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Glenview at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Montrose Cemetery.
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