Rene G. Sharpe, 92, of Cape Coral died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at his residence. He was born on Feb. 23, 1921, in Chile, a son of Aristides and Rosa (Morales) Sharpe.
A resident of Cape Coral for the past 22 years, he previously lived in Ecuador and Chile. He was a chemical engineer in the food industry and taught at the university.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sylvia E. (Maluenda) Sharpe; his children, Sylvia (Russell) Melchiorre of Cape Coral, and Rene William Sharpe of Okeechobee, Fla.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will hold a private family service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.
Friends may sign the guest book at www.horizonfunerals.com.