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Charles H. “Chuck” Harlan II

December 24, 1955 - March 9, 2021

Charles H. “Chuck” Harlan II, age 65, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on December 24, 1955, he was a son of Elizabeth A. (Worley) Harlan and the late Charles H. Harlan. Chuck worked as a project manager for Dechert, LLP. In his spare time, he enjoyed motorcycles and cars. Always one to lend a helping hand, Chuck loved to assist others with any project. He also enjoyed buying, restoring and selling old homes.

Chuck is survived by his mother, Elizabeth A. Harlan of Middletown; children, Adrienne Pelczar (Derrick) of Boothwyn, PA, Kelly Harlan of Phoenix, AZ and Margo Harlan of Hockessin; stepson, Kyle Macasevich (Amanda) of Casa Grande, AZ; sister, Debra Emery (Art) of Milton; grandchildren, Brianna Harlan, Lily Pelczar and Jonathan Pelczar; and significant other and care giver, Clare McKeown.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, March 19, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.

Chuck’s family would like to offer a special thank you to the nurses and staff at Seasons Hospice for their kindness and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Chuck’s memory to the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter, 321 Norristown Road, Suite 260, Ambler, PA 19002.

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  • Chuck you were a gentleman and a faithfull friend to everyone who cross your path . I will miss your infectious laugh and fun dinners . You brought so many new friends into my life and i love them all . I love you , till we meet again 🙏🏻❤️

  • Chuck, My dear life long friend, I will miss You Deeply. You, Tony, Dennis, and I were both were in each other’s Very First Band: The Shades of Blue. Our passion for playing music Is and Will Always be there. I will see You Again in Heaven one day, So keep your guitar tuned up, and don’t be late for band practice 😉, PEACE AND LOVE TO YOU, VERN

  • I remember way back to those early days of our friendship in elementary school…. cruising over to Chuck’s home to play! May you rest in peace Chuck…. until we meet again in heaven!

  • In Loving Memory of my Brother – The day you left and gained your wings my heart just broke in two, I wish you could have stayed with me, but heaven needed you, You left me with the memories and I love you dearly still, no matter how much time goes by you know I always will. You were a very special person with kindness in your heart and the love we had together grows stronger now we’re apart. I know I cannot bring you back, although I wish it everyday, but a piece of me went with you the day you went away. RIP my brother and I will see you again in heaven.

  • Chuck, You were my “main man”. When we reconnected in 1978, you and I became inseparable. We went everywhere together. You were the disco king back then. I can still see you, and all of your moves on the dance floor, which you would clear on a regular basis. My many memories of those days are still fresh in my mind. They are among the best memories of my life. You and I had our own language which nobody but us could understand. I’ll always remember the times answering my phone only to hear some disco song playing in the background, and know it was you. It made me smile every time, and you kept on doing it throughout the years. I will really miss those calls! Mr. Harlan…I will never forget you, and the friendship that we shared over many many years. Your friend, MR