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Mark Kim Charatan

April 26, 1955 ~ July 20, 2022 (age 67)


Mark Kim Charatan, 67, of Wethersfield, husband of the late Laura (Surmolian) Charatan, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at his home.  Born and raised in Middletown, he was the son of the late William and Belle (Lieberman) Charatan.

Mark learned his craft of upholstery from his father and grandfather and worked in the family business, The Central Upholstery Company, for many years before taking over in 2003.  He was an avid antique car enthusiast.  He loved his two dogs Stella and Max who were very much family to him.  Mark was a very outgoing person who enjoyed talking to everyone. 

Mark is survived by two sisters, Roberta Sacks and her husband Ronald of Lake Grove, NY and Maureen Bernstein of St. James, NY and several nieces and nephews.

Along with his wife and parents, Mark was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Harvey Bernstein.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, July 22nd at 1:30 pm in Adath Israel Cemetery, 714 Pine Street, Middletown.  To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit



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Graveside Service
July 22, 2022

1:30 PM
Adath Israel Cemetery
714 Pine Street
Middletown, CT 06457

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