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Asheville - Kenneth Chatfield, 88, of Asheville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at Givens Health Center in Asheville.

A native of New Haven, CT, he was the son of the late Frederick Grant and Marian Langdale Chatfield. He proudly served in the U.S. Coast Guard during WW II, and was an alumnus of both South Connecticut State Teachers College class of 1964 and Wesleyan University where he received a Master's of Education. In 1980, he retired from Greenwich High School in Greenwich, CT. After moving to North Carolina, he became a member of New Hope Presbyterian Church, and of the Valley Spring Lions Club. He was also a proud sponsor to others in the local chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alma May Chatfield, and all of his siblings.

Surviving are his children, Robert Chatfield and wife, Nora, of Juneau, AK, Frederick Chatfield and wife, Martha, of Dayton, OH, Lynn Stefanowicz and husband, Stanley, of Colchester, CT, Richard Chatfield and wife, Debra, of Lutz, FL; eleven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at New Hope Presbyterian Church with Rev. Anne Morgan officiating.

Memorials may be made in Mr. Chatfield's honor to Givens Estates Supplemental Assistance Fund, 2360 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803.

Condolences may be made to the family at


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 3, 2014
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