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Charlie Brunswick

Charlie Brunswick

Charles (Charlie) Brunswick, 98, of the Bronx died May 24, 2020. Born in 1922 in Berlin, he remained there until 1941, leaving Germany with his parents and brother on the last train departing from Berlin and coming to the United States, settling in New York City. He later lived in Scranton, Pa.; Schenectady, N.Y.; Burlington, Vt.; and Monroe Township before moving to Manhattan after his wife’s death and later to the Bronx.

Mr. Brunswick enlisted in the Navy and later attended City College of New York, earning a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked for over 30 years at General Electric as an engineer and later as a manager.

After his retirement, he enjoyed traveling with his wife in Asia, South America, the Middle East, and Australia. In New York, he enjoyed going to the opera and museums, and sharing meals with his grandchildren.

Predeceased by his wife of over 50 years, Liesel (Roth), in 2009, he is survived by his son, Ralph of New York City; his daughter, Amy (Aron) of Morristown; a brother, Fred; and five grandchildren.

Private services were held with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing. Memorial contributions may be made to HIAS, which assisted Mr. Brunswick after he arrived in the United States as a refugee.

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