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Charlotte Chessin Brent


1928 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Charlotte Chessin Brent Obituary
January 20, 1928 - January 5, 2016 Charlotte Chessin Brent born to Celia and Zalman Chessin in The Bronx, NY. After arriving to California by train in early 1938, Charlotte would go on to build a beautiful life of love, family, and friends over the course of her 87 years. Charlotte spent the majority of her youth growing up in Venice, CA and was a proud alumnus of Venice High, where she would start many lifelong friendships. After graduating, she studied Education at UCLA, which served as the basis for her career as a Teacher. As a firm believer in education, Charlotte lived her life by the golden rule to, "do unto others as they would do onto you." In 1947, Charlotte was introduced to Eli Brent, whom she would be married to for 67 years. He preceded her in death on October 1st, 2015. Together they raised two children, Steve (Mila) and Louise (Craig Taubman). She was proud of her 5 beautiful grandchildren who were the lights of her life; Kaitlyn, Michael, Korey Brent and Noah and Abigail Taubman. She is also survived by her brother - Myer (Flo) Chessin -her former daughter-in-law Lynn (Vince) Flaherty and all of their families. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, Cha Cha, and friend. All who met her were immediately warmed by her generosity and genuine kindness. She loved her family to the moon and back. A private service was held in her memoriam on January 7th at Mt. Sinai.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2016
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