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Richard Chewens Obituary

Richard P. Chewens
Richard P. Chewens

June 4, 2017
Born in Catskill, NY
Resided in Catskill, NY
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Obituary

Richard P. Chewens, Jr., 51, of Jefferson Hgts., Catskill passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017.

He was born in Catskill, a son of Linda Smith Chewens and the late Richard P. Chewens Sr. For 25 years Rick worked as a corrections officer for the Coxsackie Correctional Facility. A member of New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, he retired in 2013.
Rick was a Life Member of the Catskill Fire Department, a member of Catskill Hose Company #1 and the Earlton Fish & Game Club.

Loving husband of Elizabeth Edwards-Chewens; father of Richard P. Chewens III of Schenectady, Tyler Chewens of Albany and Elijah Chewens of Coxsackie; his mother Linda Chewens of Dothan, Alabama; three brothers Steven Chewens (Susan) of Harriman, James Chewens (Veronica) of Catskill and the late Brian Chewens. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Family and friends will gather on June 16th from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill. A service by the Catskill Fire Department will be conducted at 6:00 p.m., followed by tributes. Everyone is then welcomed to the Catskill Fire Department for fellowship. Private inurnment will be in Town of Catskill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Catskill Fire Department or Ladies Auxiliary, 1 Central Ave., Catskill, NY 12414.

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Cemetery
Private
Gathering of family and friends
Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Friday, June 16, 2017
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Catskill Fire Department Service
Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Friday, June 16, 2017
6:00 PM
Fellowship
Catskill Fire Department
1 Central Avenue
Catskill, NY 12414
Friday, June 16, 2017
6:30 PM

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Catskill Fire Department
1 Central Avenue
Catskill, NY 12414