Harry J Will Funeral Homes

37000 W Six Mile Road, Livonia, MI


Chuck Coram Jr.

March 9, 1955August 24, 2019
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Charles Edward Coram, Jr, (Chuck/Skip), 64, of Redford, Michigan, passed peacefully after a long illness at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland on August 24, 2019. Chuck was born March 9,1955 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan and preceded in death by parents Charles Sr. and Frances, and parents-in-law Earl and Marie St.Clair, as well as other special relatives.

Loving husband of Patty (St.Clair) Coram for 43 years and devoted father to children Cassandra Campbell (Bill), Jessica, Patrick (Lisa Bober), and Nicholas (Samantha). Adored by the lights of his life, his grandchildren Gage, Will and Arianna. Loved by brothers Mike (Karen), Mark (Sue), Brad (Lorraine), and Gordon. Chuck will be missed by in-laws Della (Duane), Joe (Pam), Mike (Lee), Marcia (Todd) and Sheila (Kevin), as well as many aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Chuck was a military policeman during the VietNam era. Chuck comes from a long line of policemen. He loved his family, gardening, feeding his birds and eating peanut M&Ms.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 1, 2019 beginning at 1:00 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 4:00 p.m. at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road, Livonia, Michigan 48152. Per the family's request, please wear brightly colored clothes (like the M&Ms Chuck loved).

In lieu of flowers, bequests may be referred to the family to be donated to the Chuck Coram Memorial Fund at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Please make checks payable to NIH.


  • Memorial Gathering Sunday, September 1, 2019
  • Memorial Service Sunday, September 1, 2019


Chuck Coram Jr.

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Greg St.Clair

September 3, 2019

Our heartfelt condolences. We hope you find peace in the memories you had together.

Greg & Kim St.Clair

Cassandra Campbell

September 2, 2019

You were not only a great Dad but an awesome Papa!! You fought so hard and knowing your at peace will be what gets us through!! I love you and my heart will never be whole again but I will smile at all the great times we had!!

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Linda Mihalic

September 1, 2019

Patty and family we are so sorry for your loss. We always liked Chuck - he was such a nice person. May God bless you all... Love Tim and Linda

Therese P Stewart

August 30, 2019

Everyone who met Chuck [I always called him Charles] at NIH was impressed by his kindness, his gentle strength, his spirituality and his deep love for his family. None of us will ever forget this wonderful man, nor will we forget Patty's exemplary loving support. He couldn't have gone through this journey without the love of Patty, Cassandra, Jessica, Patrick, Nick and the extended family. You are all in my heart and prayers. I will be with you in spirit on Sunday

Marcia Ziebell

August 30, 2019

Every time I hear "Lights" by Journey, I remember when I first heard it: Chuck was playing it at their home in Michigan. Now I'll think of Chuck, a loving husband to my sister Patty for 43 years, the light of her life. You fought long and hard, Chuck; rest in peace. 💕
From your 3rd favorite sister-in-law. 🙂

Sheila M

August 29, 2019

Just for you, Chuck, I am going to go down to the cellar and red up, woosh some clothes, sweeper, play with some gum bands, and drink some pop while I am wearing my size 9 boats. At Della’s wedding you told me I was the sister you never had-my brother Chuck is now an angel watching over me and my family. Love you!!

Karen Hahn

August 29, 2019

The first time my family met Chuck was at Della’s wedding. Patty was a bridesmaid & was pregnant with Cassandra; we walked into the reception & Chuck & Patty were in the receiving line & we were so happy to meet Chuck & congratulate them on their upcoming baby. We all thought Chuck was so handsome & he & Patty were such a beautiful couple. Be at peace Chuck, you were a good husband & father.
Aunt Annabel, Karen & Johna Machak

Mike St.Clair

August 29, 2019

I will always remember Chuck as a big strong man. He loved Patty. As a soldier, he was always squared away. Always! I will miss that crusty guy. We have lost a brother and a friend.