Donald Chase, 92

Jun 26, 2017

Donald H. Chase, 92, of Mattapoisett died June 19, 2017 peacefully at his son's home after a brief illness.

He was the husband of the late Jacqueline K. (Key) Chase and Barbara (Jason) Chase. Born in Taunton, son of the late William and Helen (Graves) Chase, he lived in Fairhaven and Mattapoisett for most of his life.

Mr. Chase was a self-employed carpenter for many years until his retirement. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Chase was a member of the Machaucum Club, Mattapoisett Lions Club, and the Pythagorean Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Marion. He was a volunteer firefighter with the Mattapoisett Fire Department.

Mr. Chase enjoyed golf and sailing.

Survivors include a son, Mark Chase and his wife Anne of Bourne; two daughters, Gail Brides and her husband Brendan of Sandwich, and Leslie Davidson and her husband Tom LeComte of Sharon; six grandchildren, Abby, Nathaniel, Amanda, Kyla, Nathan and Patrick; three great-grandchildren, Lenna, Sam and Chase; and several nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Richard Chase and Russell Chase.

His family will receive guests on Tuesday, July 18th from 10 - 11 a.m., followed by a prayer service at 11 a.m., in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett.

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