Lloyd G. ChaseFebruary 21,2013
Lloyd G. Chase
WEST TOPSHAM — The service of remembrance for Lloyd G. “Porky” Chase, 84, of Vermont Route 25, was held on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at 3 p.m. in the American Legion Post 10 in Barre. He died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin.
Pastor Candace Ricker, of the New Hope United Methodist Church in Waits River, led the service. She read the poems “The Broken Chain,” “The Final Flight” and from his family, “He Is Gone.” She also read letters from friend Ernie Eggleston on “Hunting with Porky” and “Gambling with Porky” written by nephew Steve Pickering and reflections by Lane and Wilma Dexter.
The eulogy was given by daughter Cynthia Perry. Words of reflection and memories were shared by niece Janet Chase, nephew Tim Pickering and friends Rosemary Bradley and Skye Elderkin.
Entombment took place in the Hooker and Whitcomb Vault in Barre to await later interment in the West Topsham Cemetery.
Family and friends gathered downstairs at the American Legion after the service for a time of fellowship and refreshments.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre.
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