THE VILLAGES, Fla. - Sherman A. Chase of The Villages, formerly of Londonderry, N.H., died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, after a year-long battle with cancer.
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He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and was later employed by the Department of Defense at the Missile Tracking Station in New Boston, N.H., as a fireman.
Mr. Chase was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, The Villages, the American Legion, and the American Military Society.
He is survived by his wife, Irma of The Villages; son, Gregory (Shelley) Chase of Hudson, N.H.; daughter, Donna Chase Ward of Pittsfield, N.H.; grandchildren, Kiara of Hudson, N.H., Evan and Wesley, both of Pittsfield, N.H.; brothers, Franklin of Derry, N.H., and Robert of Orange Park; sister, Sally Pelissier of Brooksville; and several nieces and nephews.
services:A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, 1 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church. Inurnment with military honors will be held Friday, Nov. 2, 2 p.m. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cornerstone Hospice, Hope Lutheran Church Building Fund, or
. Arrangements are entrusted with Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, The Villages, (352) 753-8353. Sentiments may be left online at www.hiers-baxley.com.
Published in Union Leader on Oct. 27, 2012