2017-08-26 / Obituaries

Charles ‘Charley’ Harkaway


Charles Harkaway Charles Harkaway Charles “Charley” William Harkaway of Mt. Clemens, a frequent visitor to Mackinac Island, where he had many friends, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, August 20, 2017, at the age of 69.

He was born March 4, 1948, to Roman and Sabina Harkaway.

He and his wife, Cynthia, were college sweethearts at Eastern Michigan University and they worked together on Mackinac Island, she at May’s Fudge and he as a driver for Mackinac Island Carriage Tours. They returned to the Island every year to maintain friendships and to visit their special place, Robinson’s Folly. The couple had been married 40 years when Mrs. Harkaway passed away.

Mr. Harkaway was a successful steel salesman in Detroit for many years.

He is survived by his sister and her family, Susan and Mark Hoffman, their children, and grandchildren.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

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