Robert D. Chasse, 85, of Church Street, Greenville, formerly of Warwick, passed away surrounded by his family on Thursday July 21st in his home. He was the husband of Jacquelyn R. (Leonard) Chasse. They had been married for 60 years.
Born in Providence, a son of the late John and Laura (DeLobbe) Chasse, he had lived in Greenville for 15 years previously living in Warwick. He honorably served in the United States Marine Corps.
Bob was the owner of Eastern Erectors, a prefab metal building construction company.
He was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks for 53 years, as well as a life member of the RI Troopers Association and a long-time member of the American Legion. He was a long-time member of the East Greenwich Fireman’s Association.
He loved to travel around the country with his wife in their RV as well as to socialize with his many friends.
Besides his wife he leaves his sons, Robert D. Chasse Jr of Smithfield and William J. Chasse and his wife Karen of Smithfield. He was the grandfather of Luke, Drew, Will and Noelle Chasse. He was the brother of George Chasse of Scottsdale, AZ and Raymond Chasse of Prescott, AZ. He was the brother of the late Georgette Chasse, RSM, John Chasse and Laurette Lisi.
His funeral will be held Thursday July 28th at 9am from the Anderson-Winfield Funeral Home, Route 44 at Greenville Common, Greenville. A funeral service with military honors will be held at 10:30am in the RI Veteran’s Cemetery, Exeter. Visitation will be Wednesday July 27th from 5-7pm. In lieu of flowers donation in his memory may be made to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 www.hopehealthco.org Hope Hospice and Palliative Care