CHARLES F. SEAMAN
Charles (Chuck) F. Seaman, 69, of Berlin passed away unexpectantly at his home on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Chuck was born March 9, 1948 in Berlin, the son of Clarence and Stella Seaman. He was a 1966 graduate of Berlin High School. He later attended Fox Valley Technical College, becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse in 2001.
Much of Chuck’s working career was spent at Wilson Hurd Manufacturing in Berlin, retiring in 2015. He also worked at the Winnebago Mental Health Institute, Bethel Home in the dementia ward and Sheltered Village in Ripon. Chuck enjoyed caring for people, especially the elderly. Since his retirement from Wilson Hurd, he had worked part time at Walmart, where he enjoyed assisting customers.
In his free time, Chuck enjoyed fishing and gardening and was happy to share his bounty with others. People knew Chuck was coming when they heard the honking horn of his moped or truck. He always made time to converse with people whether friends or strangers.
Chuck was a faithful member of All Saints Parish, Berlin, serving as an usher, communion minister, song leader and volunteer for church events. He also served in the National Guard for a number of years and was a long time member of the American Legion.
Chuck is survived by his loving wife, Mary; son, Luke; daughter in law, Rizza and three grandchildren, Orion, Kaden and Althea. He is further survived by one brother, Bill: one sister in law, Diane; one brother in law, Martin Barnard and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Chuck was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jerome and three sisters Beatrice, Sister Mary Jude and Sister Mary Ruth.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at All Saints Catholic Church of Berlin with Father David Greenfield officiating. Burial followed in the Saint Michael Catholic Cemetery of Berlin.
Relatives and friends attended a vistiation to pay their respect to Chuck and his family on Sunday, December 3, 2017, from 4-8:00 p.m. at the Wiecki-Skipchak Funeral Home of Berlin with a Parish Rosary service at 7:45 p.m. and also called at the Funeral Home on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 from 9-10 a.m. before leaving for the services at the church.
A memorial has been established in Chuck’s memory.