1934 - 2021
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CHAGNOT, Richard Beloved Husband and Father Passed away peacefully Sunday, January 17, 2021 in Fort Myers, Florida. Richard was born October 3, 1934 to Albert and Muriel (McKinnon) Chagnot. Richard grew up in Needham, Massachusetts and graduated from Needham High school. Richard went on to graduate from Brown University in 1957. He embarked on a career in sales and retired from the office products division at IBM. Richard was an avid golfer and an active member of the Walpole Country Club in Massachusetts for 54 years. He enjoyed golfing in Florida at the Forest County Club, where he was a member for 26 years. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Muriel (McKinnon) Chagnot; and by his son-in-law, David Keeman (Deborah). Richard is survived by his loving wife, Nancy (Barten) Chagnot. He is survived by four children, his eldest daughter Deborah Keeman and her two children, Nicole (Rob) and Kimberly; his eldest son Robert (Roberta) Chagnot and their daughter Corrine (Matthew); his daughter Jacqueline Chagnot; his daughter Suzanne (Rick) Pescione and their son Ethan. Richard is also survived by his two great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Alzheimer's Association at or your local food bank. Arrangements are being handled by Harvey-Engelhardt Funeral & Cremation Services.

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January 22, 2021
I knew him from Children's Hospital and was given a trial typewriter to try. This must have been like the first computer. He was always a gentleman and we, in the Public Relations Office, enjoyed seeing him.
May he rest in peace.
Carol Davis Pessin
Carol Davis Pessin
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