Timothy James Chatas

CHATAS, Timothy James

Of Elmira, NY: Was born December 4, 1934 in Frackville, PA the son of the late James and Mary (Lagasa) Chatas, passed away peacefully at his home after an extended illness on Thursday, March 20, 2014 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 79. His brother, Mitchell James Chatas preceded him in death. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Gene (Weldin); beloved children, Beth Westervelt of Elmira, NY; Christine (James) Frame also of Elmira; Timothy (Stephanie) Chatas II of Syracuse, NY; grandchildren, Mackenzie, Tyler (Kylee Fuller) & Logan; Alexander & Carter; Damon & Dominick; great grandchildren, Jakoby, Geonni & Adrian; along with many other extended family and friends. Timothy retired from the Purolator Company as a machinist after 35 years of dedicated service. After retiring he was a starter at the Mark Twain Golf Course and a hall monitor at Broadway Middle School. What Tim cherished most in life was spending time with his family, vacationing on beaches, enjoying the sun, and "cruising". Family and friends are invited to gather at the North Presbyterian Church 921 College Avenue Elmira, NY on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. A Memorial Service honoring his life and celebrating his memory will follow the visitation at 4 PM. The Reverend Kathleen Waters will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed to the Guthrie Medical Group P.C. - Vascular Dept. Guthrie Square Sayre, PA 18840 or to St. Joseph's Hospital Inpatient C4 Rehab 555 St. Joseph's Blvd. Elmira, NY 14901. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira, NY 14904. Timothy's guestbook may be signed in obituaries at www.olthof.com

Funeral Home

Olthof Funeral Home
1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira, NY 14904
(607) 733-7566

Published in Star-Gazette on Mar. 23, 2014