Charles Jaffe

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Charles F.

Charles F. Jaffe, born to Sam and Eva Jaffe (Mann) March 1, 1927, in Richmond Indiana, passed away Thursday evening May 9, 2013, at Toledo Hospital.

He is survived by his loving wife, Pearl Jaffe (Foraster); his sisters, Marion Weissman and Esther Yessenow; his children, Allison and Stephen; his step-children, Jan, Kay, and Sheldon Yourist.

He played saxophone since he was 12 years old and had his own band, the Charles Jaffe Orchestra, for 10 years. He owned and operated the Sam Jaffe Scrapyard in Richmond, Indiana and managed various metal recycling facilities throughout the Midwest and in Maine. He served honorably in the army during the Korean war. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and of the American Legion. He and his wife were members of Etz Chaym Synagogue in Toledo.

Chuck loved people. He was sociable and could strike up a conversation with practically anybody. He loved to dance and had many friends. He was a selfless human being who gave of his time and energy to help others. He will sorely be missed.

The funeral will take place at Robert H. Wick/Wisniewski Funeral Home (419-535-5840) 2426 North Reynolds Rd. in Toledo at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

Donations in Chuck's honor can be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018, (212) 923-4778.
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Robert H Wick Funeral Home
2426 N Reynolds Rd
Toledo, OH 43615
(419) 535-5840
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Published in Toledo Blade on May 11, 2013
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