Charles H Brotman
October 05, 1955 - March 06, 2023
Obituary For Charles H Brotman
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Charles (Chuck) H Brotman, of Raleigh, NC, died on March 6, 2023 at Wake Med, STICU. He was 67 years young. Chuck was born in New York City on October 5, 1955, son of Sibyl Brotman and the late Joseph Brotman.
Chuck started winning awards in Science at Paramus High School, and completed his Bachelors Degree in Computer, Electrical and Systems Engineering in 1977 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. While working at IBM, he earned his Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering at Syracuse University, NY in 1983. Chuck continued to win additional awards at IBM and was part of a team that earned patents. He and his wife, Michelle, whom he married on June 22nd, 1986 moved to Raleigh, NC in August 1993 to further his career. Chucks passion was Karate and he practiced for 20 years before suffering a stroke at age 41. He enjoyed reading, Book Club, science, weekly lunches with the Romeo’s (Retired Old Men Eating Out), music and stimulating conversations. Chuck has touched many lives and was known for his ‘punny’ sense of humor. In fact, Chuck’s daily goal was to get out of bed so he wouldn’t “miss his nap”.
Chuck was preceded in death by his father, Joe Brotman. He is survived by his spouse, Michelle; daughter Stephanie (Long) Campoli, son-in-law Jeremiah Campoli and granddaughter Cora Campoli, all of Raleigh, NC. He is also survived by his mother, Sibyl Brotman of New Jersey; sister, Joanna Brotman and husband, Mark Seltman of New York City; and niece Cassandra Seltman of New York City.
A Memorial Service will be held at Renaissance Funeral Home on Friday, March 17, 2023 at 1:00 pm.