George Chase

George M. Chase

Rhinebeck - George J. Chase aged 86, was born in the Bronx on October 26, 1927. He passed away in Rhinebeck, NY on Sunday, November 3, 2013.

Joe attended DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, and then earned his Bachelor's Degree from Long Island University. He served in the Navy from 1945 to 1948, and was awarded several medals. Joe was a huge Yankee fan and enjoyed watching and participating in sports.

A typographer, Joe worked for Empire Typography in New York City for many years prior to his retirement.

He was preceded in death by his loving parents and his two brothers; Sam and Irving.

He is survived by his wife; Carole of Rhinebeck; his son, Roy Chase and his husband Randy Eatherton of Seattle, WA, his daughter Amy Ortiz and her husband Michael of Clinton Corners, and his two granddaughters; Dawn and Kimberly.

Burial was at New Cedar Park Cemetery in New Jersey.

Joe will be missed by all; especially his devoted wife of 63 years, Carole, who loved him dearly.

Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Home 91 E. Market St., Rhinebeck, NY.

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Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Nov. 9 to Nov. 11, 2013