Charles Edward Brewer Jr., 82

August 30, 2010

DEC. 3, 1927-AUG. 28, 2010

Charles Edward Brewer Jr., 82, of 100 Greenwood Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010.

Born Saturday, Dec. 3, 1927, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Charles Edward Brewer Sr. and the late Eva Wolfensberger Brewer.

He was a 1945 graduate of Hagerstown High School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a former employee of Fairchild Aircraft, Pangborn Corp. and A.C.F. In 1962, he founded Brewer Associates, from which he eventually retired after many years.

He was a member of BPO Elks 378 and Funkstown American Legion Post 211.

Chuck was an avid golfer, especially enjoying his membership at Beaver Creek Country Club. He was a former member of the Masonic Lodge and the Alsatia Club.


He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Patricia L. Brewer; one daughter, A. Lynn Drenner of Hagerstown; four sons, Charles E. Brewer III of Hagerstown, Dane E. Brewer of Hagerstown, Tony Valentine of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Tom Valentine, also of Hagerstown; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Phyllis L. Brewer, in 1976; sisters, Evelyn Grimm and Lois Kerns; and brothers, Frank and Robert Brewer.

Family will receive friends at Douglas a. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2

A celebration of Chuck's life will be held Saturday Sept. 18, 2010, from 6 to 9 p.m. at BPO Elks Lodge 378, 11063 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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