Harry O. Chesnet
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Harry O. Chesnet, 77, of Coatesville, passed away on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 at Brandywine Hospital. He was the widower of the late Ruth Ann Chesnet, who passed away in 2019 after they had shared 44 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late John P. and Anna Mae Chesnet. Harry was a graduate of Scott High School. Harry served honorably in the US Marines Corps from 1963 to 1967, earning the rank of Sergeant (E-5). He served two tours in Vietnam and was awarded a Purple Heart Medal. Harry was a career fireman for the Coatesville VA. Beginning at a young age, Harry volunteered for numerous fire departments throughout his life, including Westwood Fire Co. and West End Fire Co. Harry loved his four dogs, Mindy, Missy, Dusty, and Katie, and enjoyed doing woodworking. He is survived by two children: Donald Krauss of Dover, DE, and Clarissa “Kris” Taylor and husband David of Nottingham, PA, one grandson Shayne Altizer; and his brother John Chesnet. He was predeceased by his sister, Doris Henley. Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life drop-in on Saturday, June 12th at 1 PM at his home. The home address can be obtained from the family. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in his memory to a charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg. Online condolences can be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com

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Published in The Daily Local from May 7 to May 8, 2021.
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