July 12 1927 February 13 2020
Frank R. “Sam” Chesney July 12, 1927 – February 13, 2020 Share this obituary Send Flowers Sign Guestbook| View Guestbook Entries| Send Sympathy Card Kulpmont – Frank R. “Sam” Chesney, 92, of 1000 Chestnut Street, passed away February 13, 2020 at Nursing and Rehabilitation at the Mansion, Sunbury surrounded by his family. Born in Kulpmont on July 12, 1927 he was the son of the late William and Clara (Kurland) Chesney. Frank was a 1944 graduate of Kulpmont High School. He worked the majority of his career as a pipe fitter for the Local Union 520 of Harrisburg. Frank proudly served his country as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army from 1945-1947. On April 19, 1954 in St. Peter’s Church, Mount Carmel he married the late Theresa A. Pupo, who preceded him in death on March 16, 2009. Together they shared 54 years of marriage. He was a member of the Church of the Holy Angels, previously St. Casimir’s Church, West End Fire Company, Kulpmont American Legion 231, Kulpmont VFW, and the Holy Name Society. He was an avid Philadelphia Phillies fan who never missed a game on TV. “Sam”, as he was well known, was a loving and caring family man. A friend to many in Kulpmont where he lived his entire life. He was active in his community and in his younger days coached CYO basketball for all four of his sons. He never missed any of their sporting events or school activities. He was also involved in the picnic planning at the former St. Casimir’s Church and a member of The Holy Name Society. He served as Kulpmont Borough Secretary for well over 30 years at various times throughout his life. His love of his faith and family were the foundation of his life. Frank is survived by his daughter, Judy Davis and husband, Kerry of Sunbury; four sons, Steven Chesney and wife, Christine of Mechanicsburg, Frank Chesney and wife, Linda of Douglasville, Jeff Chesney and wife, Peggy of Springfield, and Gary Chesney and wife, Brenda of Pottstown; eight grandchildren, John McCormick and wife, Tia of Springfield, Meg Rizzio and husband, John of Springfield, Matthew Kieselbach and wife, Laura of Stroudsburg, Kristopher Davis of Sunbury, Bianca Dunn and husband, Curtis of Schuylkill Haven, Rachel Davis and fiancé, Jason Wright of Harrisburg, Jordan Chesney and wife, Maryelyse of West Chester, and Pierce Chesney of Mechanicsburg; ten great grandchildren, Johnny, Anthony, Gabrielle, Tino, Liam, Auryk, Torin, Rehner, Aubrey, and Layla; a sister, Dorothy Klokis of Kulpmont; three sisters-in-law, Stella Chesney, Betty Hornberger and Carrie Sawicki; two brothers-in-law, Anthony Pupo and wife, Marlyn and Joseph Pupo and wife, Jane; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents and wife, Frank was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Felix and Julia Pupo; a daughter (infant), Ann Chesney; two brothers, Vincent Chesney, and Edward Chesney and wife, Isabell; four brothers-in-law, Daniel Klokis, Robert Hornberger, Daniel Sawicki and Frank Pupo and wife, Stella; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Cioffi and husband, Matt, and Anita Dunn and husband, Richard. FUNERAL NOTICE Frank R. Chesney, 92, of 1000 Chestnut Street, Kulpmont – Funeral mass will be held Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Church of the Holy Angels, 855 Scott Street, Kulpmont, with Father Andrew Stahmer officiating. Burial will follow in All Saints Cemetery, Elysburg. Viewing will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 9 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. in the C. J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 1053 Chestnut Street, Kulpmont, C. J. Lucas Supervisor. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School, 2001 Clinton Ave. Coal Twp, PA 17866, the Church of the Holy Angels, 855 Scott Street, Kulpmont, PA 17834 or the Mother Pauline Center, 1150 Chestnut St, Kulpmont, PA 17834. To send condolences to the family please visit www.cjlucasfuneralhome.com SERVICES Visitation Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:00 AM – 10:45 AM C. J. Lucas Funeral Home, Inc 1053 Chestnut Street Kulpmont, Pennsylvania 17834 Get Directions on Google Maps Funeral Service Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Church of the Holy Angels 855 Scott Street Kulpmont, Pennsylvania 17834 Get Directions on Google Maps Graveside Service Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:30 PM All Saints Cemetery 172 All Saints Road Elysburg, PA 17824 Get Directions on Google Maps Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Frank R Sam Chesney July 12 1927 February 13 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Kulpmont, state: Pennsylvania