Charles Michael "Chuck" Csernica, Southeast regional sales manager for China Shipping, died April 7 in Mount Pleasant, S.C., after a long illness. He was 50.
Mr. Csernica spent his career in container shipping, starting with United States Lines, where he worked for six years. He later held various executive positions during 17 years with P&O Containers and P&O Nedlloyd before joining China Shipping six and a half years ago.
Mr. Csernica grew up in Cranford, N.J., and was a graduate of the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut.
He is survived by his wife, Kimberly; daughter, Riley; and son, Matthew, of Mount Pleasant; by his father, Charles B. Csernica of Eagle Bridge, N.Y.; brothers, Mark Csernica of Little Silver, N.J.; Gregory Csernica of Trumbull, Conn., and sister, Deborah Silowka of Robbinsville, N.J.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Hospice of Charleston, 676 Wando Park Blvd., Mount Pleasant, S.C. 29464.