Saturday, October 1, 2016

Lester Chaney Passes Away

    Lester Leroy Chaney, "Popeye" , age 86 died September 28,2016 at the Heartlands Assisted Living in Severna Park. 
    Popeye was born February 9, 1930 in Gambrills, MD to Raymond B. and Grace E. Stockett Chaney. A longtime resident of Millersville and Odenton he owned and operated the Chaney Lumber Company and was the former owner of Chaney Supply Company. He later retired from Textile Chemicals as a truck driver. Active in the community he was a member of the Farm Bureau in Davidsonville and the Gambrills Athletic Club. Popeye was an avid duck pin bowler at both Odenton and Severna Park Lanes. 
    He is survived by his loving wife Ann Wassell Chaney, children, Walter L. Chaney (Joan), Jackie L. Coale ( late Steve), Wanda L. Boschert-Ellis (Terry). Also survived by five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and his sister Janice Africa. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by siblings, Lawrence "Tommy" Chaney, Merle Chaney, Marjorie Lavender, Dorothy Chaney Prout and Olive Larrimore. 
    Friends may call on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Hardesty Funeral Home P.A. 851 Annapolis Road Gambrills, MD where funeral services will be held on Monday October 3rd at 10 am. Interment St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Crownsville, MD.

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