Obituary of Richard A. Chilson
Clarendon: Richard A. “Dick” Chilson, age 77, passed away on December 3, 2018 after a long illness. He was born August 19, 1941 to the late Samuel and Marjorie (Wilcox) Chilson.
Dick loved spending time outdoors, including making maple syrup and tending to his bee hives. He was a long time small engine mechanic and was the family handyman who did a lot of his own work on his home. He also enjoyed helping his son Dakota with his Scout projects including his Eagle project. Dick was a selfless man that always helped others before himself.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings, Mick, Marty, Roy, Sam, and Stella Sargent.
Dick is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Cindy, children, Chris (Debbie Fiorito) Chilson, Renee (Rafael) Monroy, Denise (Kevin Miller) Wilson, Mandy (Keith) Roth, Kristi Chilson, Dakota Chilson, 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, siblings, Roger (Hazel Bickham) Chilson, Dora (Jim) Tice, Nora (Jerry) Walters, Larry (Rita) Chilson, Linda (Dan) McDonald, Leota (Duane) McClure, Bruce (Emily) Chilson, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 16650 State Route 31, Holley, NY 14470 on Saturday, December 8th from 12:00-2:00pm where his funeral service will be held immediately following at 2:00pm. A gathering will be held after the service at the Fancher-Hulberton-Murray Fire Hall 3353 Hulberton Rd. Holley, NY 14470.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Dick’s name may be made to the Wilmot Cancer Center 300 E. River Rd. P.O. Box 278996 Rochester, NY 14627.