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Robert B. Chase

Male 1926 - 2006  (80 years)


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  • Name Robert B. Chase 
    Born 23 Jun 1926  Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence Apr 1930  Grove Street, Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 23 Apr 1940  Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 9 Sep 2006  [1
    Buried Monmouth Ridge Cemetery, Ridge Road, Monmouth Find all individuals with events at this location 
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      AUGUSTA -- Robert B. Chase, 80, of Augusta died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at the Maine Veterans Home.

      He was born in Augusta on June 23, 1926, the son of Eugene B. and Myrtie (Brookings) Chase.

      Bob graduated from Gardiner High School in 1944 and from Maine Vocational and Technical Institute in 1948. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II.

      He married Marian E. Norwood of Auburn on June 24, 1950. Bob was employed by Central Maine Power Co. for 39 years.

      He was a member of Penney Memorial United Baptist Church, Augusta. He was also a member of Bethlehem Lodge AF&AM, the Scottish Rite bodies and the Kora Temple Shrine. He was a 33rd degree Mason. Bob was a Harley-Davidson enthusiast and a member of the Augusta Chapter H.O.G.

      He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marian Chase of Augusta; three sons, David R. Chase and his wife, Cyndi, of Olsburg, Kan., Peter N. Chase and his wife. Ginger, of Fairfield, and Eugene L. Chase and his wife, Cheryl, of Chelsea; three daughters, Ellen L. Gallant and her husband, James "Jim-Bo," of Richmond, Rebecca M. Waugh and her husband, Rodney, of Augusta, and Anne M. Selke and her husband, Bill, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; sisters Elsie M. Peacock of Pittston and Margaret J. Marston of Winthrop.; 18 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

      There will be no visiting hours. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept.12, in the Monmouth Ridge Cemetery, Ridge Road, Monmouth. The Revs. Eric Moore, pastor of the Penney Memorial United Baptist Church, and Jean Wood, pastor of Cox Memorial United Methodist Church, Hallowell, will officiate.

      In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104.

      Arrangements are in the care of Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home and Cremation Service, One Church St., Augusta Maine.
      - See more at: http://obituaries.kjonline.com/obituaries/mainetoday-kennebecjournal/obituary.aspx?n=robert-b-chase&pid=19193881&fhid=6231#sthash.ONLSQz88.dpuf
    Person ID I5738  Reed
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2017 

    Father Eugene Brooks Chase,   b. 17 Feb 1901, Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1983, Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Myrtie Abigail Brookings,   b. 21 Dec 1899, Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1996  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1924  Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F3996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (Living) Norwood 
    Children 
     1. (Living) Chase
     2. David R. Chase
     3. Eugene Chase
     4. Ellen L. Chase
     5. Rebecca M. Chase
     6. Anne M. Chase
    Family ID F3995  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jun 1926 - Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1930 - Grove Street, Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 23 Apr 1940 - Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Monmouth Ridge Cemetery, Ridge Road, Monmouth Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Social Security Death Index, U.S. Social Security Administration.

    2. [S523] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 2, Sheet 8A, Dwelling 145, Family ?, Eugene B. Chase household.

    3. [S942] 1940 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 6-34, Sheet 16B, Dwelling 381, Eugene B. Chase household.

    4. [S42] Maine Marriages, 1892-1996, Ancestry.com, (The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT, USA, 2003).