Goble Funeral Home

22 Main Street, Sparta, NJ


David M. Charles

November 27, 1955May 30, 2019

David M. Charles, 63, of Maggie Valley, North Carolina, passed away unexpectedly on May 30, 2019. David was born in Lexington, KY and was a former resident of Sparta and Blairstown, NJ. He was a 1974 graduate of Sparta High School, became a proud member of the United States Marines from 1978-1980 and graduated from East Stroudsburg University, class of 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. David was an avid jogger and held the Sparta High School high jump record for more than 30 years. He is predeceased by his father Leonard B. Charles who passed in 1984 and his niece Stephanie Bronaugh who passed in 2018. David is survived by his beloved mother Irene (Jeryga) Charles; his devoted sisters: Gail Bronaugh and her husband Wayne of Lafayette, NJ and Karen Kinzler and her husband Tony of Sparta. He is also survived by his niece Kimberly Maher and his nephew Keith Kinzler. Friends are invited to celebrate his life on Sunday, June 9th, 2019 from 11am-1pm with a funeral service at 1pm at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association.


  • American Heart Association


  • Celebration of Life Sunday, June 9, 2019
  • Prayer Service Sunday, June 9, 2019


David M. Charles

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October 16, 2019

Gail and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your brother.
Prayers and hugs to you, your mom and your family. You all have suffered with the loss of two family members recently and I am truly sorry. God Bless you.

Carla Householder

June 7, 2019

Karen and Family, Please accept my sincere condolences on this loss that your family has suffered.