Charles L. “Chuck” Joffee, 66, of Marquette, passed away Sunday morning, September 11, 2022 at UP Health System-Marquette with his loving family at his side. Chuck was born on July 5, 1956 in Hancock, the youngest of three children born to the late Jay and Jean (Weiss) Joffee.
He was a 1974 graduate of Hancock High School and a 1980 graduate of Michigan Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
In 1985, Chuck received an MBA in Accounting and Finance from Michigan State University and in 1993, received a CPA license in the State of Illinois.
After receiving his Master’s Degree, Chuck moved to Chicago and worked in accounting with various Chicago based companies until 2003 when he opened his own CPA practice.
In his free time, Chuck loved to golf where he was a member of Marquette Golf Club.
He was also a member of Temple Beth Sholom. Chuck took great pride in caring for his lawn. He enjoyed taking long walks with his dog, Sparky as well as following baseball, especially the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers. Chuck was very proud of his children, Jamie’s graduation from Indiana University and Benjamin’s receiving the rank of Eagle Scout.
Survivors include his loving wife of 29 years, the former Nancy Miller whom he married on June 27, 1993 in Kokomo, Indiana; two children, Jamie Joffee and Ben Joffee, both of Chicago, IL; a sister, Susan (Sym) Kohn of Melbourne, Australia and brother, Phillip (Connie) Joffee of Marquette; nieces and nephews, Jenny and Judy Kohn, Janey Joffee, Joel (Courtney) Joffee, Nate (Kerry) Himelick, Melissa Himelick, Robert (Jordan) Curry, Bradley (Christine) Curry. He is also survived by two Hancock childhood friends, Mark Wisti and Dennis Walikainen.
The Joffee family will greet relatives and friends on Friday, September 16th from 4 to 7 p.m. at Canale-Tonella Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Marquette. A graveside service will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday at Forest Hill Cemetery, Temple Jacob Section in Houghton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to NAMI Alger-Marquette, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855 or Pathways Community Mental Health, 200 W. Spring St., Marquette, MI 49855 in Mr. Joffee’s memory. Chuck’s obituary can also be viewed at canalefuneral.com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.