October 11, 1954 - February 18, 2021
Charles R. Sarkioglu “Chaz” passed away on February 18, 2021 at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital. Born on October 11, 1954 to the late Charles C. and Shirley (nee: Osborne) and has been a lifelong resident of Philadelphia. He worked as a Philadelphia Police Officer in the 4th District, first in the police radio room and became a police officer in 1982. He was instrumental in Kinder Vision traveling the country fingerprinting children for safety and also worked as the neighborhood Police Liaison in the same district. Charles exemplified what it means to be a community servant. In his free time, he loved to entertain family and friends as a Disc Jockey, he shared many special events with family and friends. Currently he worked at Center City One as head desk man. Chaz will be remembered for his beautiful smile, caring personality, fun loving great sense of humor who cared about everyone and always was the life of the party and the center of a room. He enjoyed traveling and being creative as a talented cartoonist. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Survived by the love of his life and best friend Gina (nee: Esposito). Loving father of Charles and Nicholas Sarkioglu. Brother of Kenneth (Tina) Sarkioglu, Michael (April) Sarkioglu, Christopher (late Theresa) Sarkioglu, Robbie Sarkioglu, Nanette Sarkioglu, and the late John Sarkioglu. Loving son-in-law of Thelma Esposito. He will be sadly missed by brothers and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many good friends. Relatives, friends and members of the FOP Lodge #5 are invited to his Visitation Thursday from 8-10 AM at the Murphy Ruffenach, Brian W. Donnelly Funeral Home (3rd & Wolf Streets). Funeral Mass 10:30 AM in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Burial Fernwood Cemetery.
Charles R. Sarkioglu “Chaz” passed away on February 18, 2021 at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital. Born on October 11, 1954 to the late Charles C. and Shirley (nee: Osborne) and has been a lifelong resident of Philadelphia. He worked as... View Obituary & Service Information
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