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Richard J. Chatfield

June 23, 1930 November 18, 2018
Richard J. Chatfield
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Obituary for Richard J. Chatfield

Richard J. Chatfield, 88, of 855 Mercer Rd., Greenville, (Delaware Twp.), PA, passed away at 9:44 am on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at The Heritage at St. Paul's in Greenville.

He was born in Brockway, PA on June 23, 1930 to the late, Ward James and Rosetta (Clark) Chatfield.

In 1967, Richard founded Chatfield Well Drilling in Greenville. He later went on to start C. & D. Drilling in Brockway, PA.

Richard enjoyed fishing and traveling. He especially loved his travels out west and to Alaska. Richard was a very giving and generous person, and was always willing to help out those in need.

He was married to Julia M. (Swab) Chatfield on August 17, 1947 and she preceded him in death on April 30, 2005.

Richard is survived by: three daughters, Diane Unangst of Hermitage, PA, Judy Hoover, and her husband, Sonny, of Transfer, PA, and Linda Gaspari, and her husband Keith, of Transfer, PA; one son, Richard Chatfield, Jr. of Warren, OH; one sister, Maxine Delp of Brockway, PA; five grandchildren, Shannon Frost, and her husband, Chris, of Grove City, PA, Shawn Hoover, and his wife, Jenny, of Transfer, PA, Jessica Gaspari of Hermitage, PA, Erin Gaspari-Mora, and her husband, Dan, of Transfer, PA, and Casey Gaspari of Pittsburgh, PA; and seven great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Gerald "Jerry" L. Unangst.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2018, from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm at Osborne-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 73-75 Columbia Ave., Greenville.

A private family service will be held at the funeral home at 3:00 pm on Saturday, November 24, 2018, with Rev. Marshall Lillie of Greenville, officiating.

A private burial will be held at Delaware Cemetery, Fredonia, PA.

Memorial contributions can be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN, 38105-9959 stjude.org/memorial. Messages of sympathy, stories, and photos can be shared at: www.osborne-williams.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

24

Nov

12:30 PM 11/24/2018 12:30:00 PM - 2:30 PM 11/24/2018 2:30:00 PM
Osborne-Williams Funeral Home

73 Columbia Ave.
Greenville, PA 16125

Osborne-Williams Funeral Home
73 Columbia Ave. Greenville 16125 PA
United States

Private Family Service

Saturday

24

Nov

3:00 PM 11/24/2018 3:00:00 PM
Osborne-Williams Funeral Home

73 Columbia Ave.
Greenville, PA 16125

Osborne-Williams Funeral Home
73 Columbia Ave. Greenville 16125 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Delaware Cemetery Final Resting Place

2158 Greenville-Mercer Rd.
Fredonia, PA 16124

2158 Greenville-Mercer Rd. Fredonia 16124 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
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