Calvin E. Chase

Born: Wed., Jun. 27, 1934
Died: Sun., Jul. 15, 2018


2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Wed., Jul. 18, 2018
Location: Frame Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Thu., Jul. 19, 2018
Location: Frame Funeral Home

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Ashville, N.Y.  
Calvin E. Chase, 84, formerly of Duke Center, Pa., passed away on July 15, 2018 at the Heritage Green Nursing Facility in Greenhurst following a lengthy illness.
Born on June 27, 1934 in Eldred, he was a son of James W. and Ruby B. Davenport Chase.  On May 25, 1985 in the Duke Center United Methodist Church he married Alice “Arlene” Simpson, who passed away on October 2, 2011.
He attended Otto High School in Duke Center and had resided in Duke Center for many years and since 2011 had wintered in Cape Coral, FL.  Calvin was a Veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars and had served in the U.S. Air Force for twenty years retiring as a Technical Sergeant in transportation in 1972.  He then was employed by Flickengers Food Service in Falconer, N.Y. as a Semi truck driver for twenty years.
Cal attended the Duke Center United Methodist Church and had been a member of the Eldred American Legion Post No. 887, the Moose Lodge in Cape Coral and the AARP.
Surviving are two sons, Calvin (Terri) Chase of Cape Coral and Scott (Tammy) Chase of Randolph, N.Y.  a daughter, Kimbra Chase of Cape Coral, two step sons, Bill (Karen) Snow of Rixford and Marty (Ann) Russell of New Berlin, Pa and a step daughter, Andrea Root of Duke Center,
Twelve Grandchildren, Kate (Steven) Postle, Adam (Emily) Sweeney, Nicholas (Monica) Chase, Danielle Chase, Meghan Chase, Billy (Jennifer) Snow, Jennie (JR) Smith, Robb (Linley) Root, Zachary (Liz) Russell, Jordan Russell, Colby (Kayla) Russell, Chelsea Chase and thirteen Great Grandchildren.
Five brothers, James (Lillian) Chase of Ashville, Kenneth “Bud” (Betty) Chase in California, Theodore (Diane) Chase of Blockville, N.Y., Gary Chase of Celeron, N.Y. and Ronald Chase of Lakewood, N.Y., two sisters, Sandra Chase of Port Allegany and Carol (Robert) Wolf of Warren .  Cal was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Dutchess and Shirley Holland.
Friends may call at the Frame Funeral Home in Eldred, Pa. on Wednesday from 2:00 until 5:00 pm.   The funeral service will be held on Thursday (July 19th) at 1:00 pm with the Rev. Mike McAvoy officiating.  Full Military Honors will be presented by the Eldred American Legion Post 887 Honor Guard.  Burial will follow in the McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette. Pa.
Memorials may be made to the American Legion or the VFW of the donor’s choice, or to the American Cancer Society.
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Gordy and Linda DeVlieger
   Posted Wed July 18, 2018
So sorry to hear of Cal's passing. He was our neighbor for several years and was always so much fun to be around. May the family take comfort in knowing that you are being thought of at this most difficult time. God bless, RIP Cal. Gordy and Linda DeVlieger

Joyce Kellogg
   Posted Thu July 19, 2018
Jim and family: The family of Lee 'Barney' Kellogg (1932-1995) wishes to extend to each of you our sincere sympathy in the passing of your loved one. Stay strong; I know you will.

Lisa Nelson
   Posted Thu July 19, 2018
So sorry to hear about Cal .Thoughts and prayers to you and your families.Thinking of you...Love Lisa and Angelo