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Casey Funeral Home

350 Slosson Ave, Staten Island, NY

OBITUARY

Charlotte Mentzer-Sharma

July 21, 1956September 8, 2020

Charlotte Mentzer-Sharma passed away on Sept 8, 2020 after a long battle with Breast Cancer. Her strength and courage throughout was an inspiration to many. As her sister Katrina says, "People were better off just from knowing her."

Charlotte graduated from Robert Morris College in Pennsylvania and a worked a Certified Public Accountant at Earnest and Young. She was married to Sanjay Sharma on July 1, 1996.

Charlotte was a founding member of Save Mount Manresa who graciously offered home to anyone who needed it, and offered her skills as a CPA as well. She could often be seen in the yard of her beautiful house working with her chickens and honey bees, or building a fire pit, or making repairs in the house after watching a YouTube video. She enjoyed learning languages, teaching herself the piano and debating politics.

She was the treasurer of VFW Auxiliary #2159 at Sargent Michael J. Labetti Post in Rosebank. She was also a member of Staten Island Democrat Association, and was a former Vice President of the Staten Island Women's Political Caucus.

Charlotte was born in Pittsburg, PA. She has 3 brothers and 6 sisters. Her father, mother and one of her sisters are deceased. She is survived by her wonderful caring husband Sanjay Sharma

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Memories

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Janet McKee

September 10, 2020

So many good times and good memories. You are missed and will be missed. Rest in Peace.

Carinda Longueira

September 10, 2020

Charlotte, you will be missed more than you can imagine. Sanjay celebrated your life yesterday in a beautiful and moving Hindu ceremony. It was obvious to anyone who knew both you and Sanjay that your love for each other was deep and everlasting. May you both meet again one day in eternal paradise.

Radhakrishna Mohan

September 9, 2020

In the passing of Charlotte, Staten Island lost a true activist who stood there championing the cause when something is not right. She has a passion for nature and admiration for her pet chickens whom she treated like her own babies, and took such a good care of them. Between Charlotte and Sanjay, who were made for each other as they truly loved every thing they have done together.

As a CPA, she never hesitated to provide professional help to anyone . Charlotte's great strength comes from the way she took it calmly and with ease, her difficult journey with her health.
In Charlotte, we lost a caring soul and kind hearted person who always appreciated simple things in life. We pray her beautiful soul to rest in peace and may God Bless Her. Deepest sympathy to Sanjay at this difficult time.

Roy Moskowitz

September 8, 2020

Deepest condolences Sanjay. Charlotte will be missed.

barbara Sanchez

September 8, 2020

Charlotte, I always enjoyed quiet moments with you and Sanjay and will never forget how much you gave to the Save Manresa group of your home and your time. I also am amazed by your strength.

I loved learning from you and seeing all the things you were interested in.

You will be missed by all...

DEEPAK LALL

September 8, 2020

I extend my deepest sympathies to you and your family.
May her soul rest in peace .
Best Regards
Deepak Lall

Gloria Tepper

September 8, 2020

I last saw Charlotte when she came to vote in the NYS primary in late June. This Staten Island activist would not be deterred in doing the right thing, even with physical limitations. Charlotte loved the simplicity and beauty of the natural world. She shared her reverence and knowledge with us, her neighbors and Mt. Manresa associates. I recall the jar of honey she gave me from her hive. Charlotte and Sanjay were generous to all and exuded dignity and competence. I will think of Charlotte as I feed the birds on my deck. She is at one with the earth she loved. Sanjay and family we send our deepest condolences and love. Until we meet again...

Gsbriella Velardi-Ward

September 8, 2020

Dear Charlotte, you left us too soon. We will miss you. I won't forget how proud you were of your chickens and how proud you were of building that solar heated pond and the garden in the back of the house with all it's herbs. Love forever.
Rest in power.
Gsbriella

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