Obituary of Herbert R. Chase
Mr. Herbert R. Chase, 85, of Titusville, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019 at his residence.
He was born in Pleasantville on January 18, 1934 to the late Newell and Mary Collage Chase.
Herbert graduated from Barkeyville High School.
He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, and he was member of the Masonic Parker Allegheny Canby Lodge 521 F. A. & M.
Herbert married Leah Louise Graham on March 29, 1957.
He was a member of the Titusville Church of the Nazarene.
He retired from Cytemp Specialty Steel. He also worked at CPT, Joy Mining, and the previous Allegheny Airline in Franklin, and for Schneider Trucking.
Herbert enjoyed traveling, going to auctions, and antiques. He liked to photograph old barns and nature on his walks; and most of all, spending time with his family and grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife of sixty-two years, Leah Louise Chase of Titusville; two daughters, Laura J. Gantz and husband David of Spartansburg, and Gay E. Phillips and husband John H. of Centerville; a son, Jay N. Chase of Titusville; seven grandchildren, Joel Richard Allen Chase and wife Victoria of Redding, CA, Dylan John Scott Chase of Rochester, NY, Michelle Margery Parker of Canadohta Lake, Lindsay Nicolle Parker-Walters and husband Andrew “Bud” of Erie, Jamie Leah Parker of Spartansburg, Nicholas Chase Phillips of Erie, and Adam John Phillips of Titusville; four great grandchildren, Lennon and Milo Chase and Alexander Ryan and MacKennzy Araya Lutton; and a sister in law, Ruth Chase of Hawaii.
Herbert was preceded in death by three brothers, Fred, Rodger, and Edward Chase.
Friends and family may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home, 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, PA 16354, on Thursday, August 22 from 6 to 8 PM, and Friday, August 23 from 10 to 11 AM, at which time the funeral service will be conducted with Pastor Chad Kaminski and Pastor Jerome Alsdorf officiating. There will be a masonic service held at 8 PM on Thursday.
Interment will be in Jerusalem Corners Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made the Disabled American Veterans, https://secure.dav.org or to a charity of one’s choice.
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