CUMBERLAND- John Chatty, 86, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, November 18, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Jean (Aska) Chatty.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Dean and Aurica (Tachi) Chatty.
Mr. Chatty was an army veteran of World War II. He was a printer for Livermore & Knight, Inc. of Providence for 22years, retiring in 1988. John was a former member and the past commander of Sherman/Leclerc/ Monteiro American Legion Post #86, Cumberland, currently now American Legion Post # 14, member of Woonsocket zoning board of review for 7 years, past president and member of the board of directors of Sher Le Mon Swim Club, former member of Providence club of printing craftsmen from 1960-1989, lifetime member of St. Joseph veteran's association, past president of the Cumberland Veteran's Council, and the Cumberland Senior Center.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Dean Chatty and Ruth Soltys, and three grandchildren. He was the father of the late John Chatty and the brother of the late James and Anthony Chatty and Nellie Zerva.
The funeral will be held Friday at 9:45am from the O'Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland, followed by a service at 11am in Saint John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church, 501 E. School Street, Woonsocket. Burial with military honors will be in RI Veteran's Cemetery, Exeter. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-7pm. In the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations to the RI Veteran's Home, 480 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI, would be appreciated. www.rifuneral.com