Gary Chatham, 66, of Conowingo, MD, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on June 26, 2016. Born on March 2, 1950, he was the son of the late Charles H. and Jeanne (Hann) Chatham.
Gary was a carpentry teacher for 32 years at the Cecil County School of Technology retiring in 2008. He was also a private pilot and was a member of several flying clubs, in particular, Short Wing Piper Flying Club. Gary greatly enjoyed traveling, horseback riding, gardening, and woodworking. He will be dearly missed by his family and many friends.
Gary is survived by his loving wife of 12 years, Denise Chatham; daughter, Charlotte Grabowski and her partner, David Reaser; step-children: Ellwood Warren and Angela Hagerty and her husband, Thomas; grandchildren: Rebecca Grabowski, Sierra Chaney, Sofie Hagerty, Ethan Warren, Jesselyn Warren, Camrin Warren, and Emmy Warren; and sisters: Janet Matthews and Peggy Shockley and her husband, Edwin.
A service will be held in Gary’s honor at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 1 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen St., Rising Sun, MD 21911, where friends and family may visit beginning at 6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to Seasons Hospice and sent care of the funeral home.
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