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Charles Robert Firm

January 19, 1934 ~ November 20, 2019 (age 85)

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Charles Robert “Butterball” Firm, age 85 of Toronto passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh from a sudden tragedy.


He was born January 19, 1934 in Steubenville, OH the son of the late William and Emma (Smith) Firm and preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.


Charles loved to fish, camp, golf and was a 1952 graduate of Toronto High School. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and retired from the Titanium Metals Corporation of Toronto. He enjoyed his time as a member of the Toronto American Legion.


He is survived by his wife, Joyce “Marlene” (McCue) Firm; daughters, Mary Alice Cope of Toronto, Frances Elizabeth “Betty” Hubbard of Toronto, Terry Ward of Illinois and Lisa Firm of Florida; son, Charles Firm; grandchildren, David M. Cope, Shane R. Cope and Courtney Cope; great grandchildren, Oktober Raine Cope and Orion Cope and a sister, Jane Berninager of Florida; nephew, Tommy Firm of Toronto and sister-in-law, Wanda Firm of Florida.


In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Charles may to so to the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto, OH 43064 to help Charles’ family.


Charles’ arrangements will be private at the convenience of his family and are in the care of the Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto.


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