born and raised in a small town 26 miles sw of pittsburgh penna. charleroi is tucked away in the foothills of the allegheny mountains on the banks of the monogahela river. it is named after charleroi belguim. both sides of my family emigrated to the usa around 1840-50. my fathers side from ireland and my mothers side from scotland. i am a retired process analyst in the semiconductor industry. (lucent technologies/agere systems)
i now reside with my sister in a small trailer home in san antonio texas with two yappy dogs.