American Veteran 01

Charles Shear

April 17, 1942 ~ September 29, 2019 (age 77)

Obituary Image


Charles Shear, 77, died September 29, 2019. He is survived by  his wife Sharon, his daughters, Laura (Harold) Guernsey and Elizabeth Shear, grandsons James and Jack Ellis, his son-in-law Jason Ellis, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Charles worked over 25 years for Roger Kresge as a mechanic and also for 22 years for the Broome County Sheriff's Office retiring as a Corrections Sergeant. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany from 1960-63. He was also a highly skilled woodworker.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 pm Wednesday at the Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home, 483 Chenango St. Binghamton. Military Honors will be conferred at Maple Grove Cemetery, Castle Creek at 1:30 pm Saturday. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation directly to Sharon for the long term special needs of their daughter Elizabeth.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Charles Shear, please visit our floral store.


October 2, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home
483 Chenango St
Binghamton, NY 13901

© 2020 Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA