Charles Epstein of Baltimore, Maryland died peacefully on Friday, February 1, 2013 after a brief illness. He was 92 years old.
Coming to Lake Placid as a young boy, he was born in 1920, always a devoted son to Philip and Fanny Epstein, owners of The Economy Shop until the late 1950s. Charles (Chuck) returned to Lake Placid for his 50th Lake Placid High School reunion and to visit with his vacationing niece and her family.
Charles graduated from Lake Placid High School before attending Providence College and graduating University of Maryland School of Dentistry.
After graduation, he served in the U.S. Army, eventually settling in Baltimore, Maryland where he practiced dentistry.
Charles was predeceased by his sister Sarah (Epstein) Rouslin and his brother Irving Epstein.
He is survived by his wife Ruth (Saks), children Marilyn Stewart and Sharon Mond, and four grandchildren: Benjamin, Jack, Jesse and Ariel.