Marlborough – Christopher M. “Chumly” Chappelle, 47, of Marlborough, died suddenly Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at his home.
Christopher was born April 22, 1965 in Natick to Jean (Roverano) Chappelle and the late Edward Chappelle. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed riding motorcycles.
“Chumly” was a former employee of the town of Framingham, Parks and Recreation Department, as well as the Water Management Department. He was currently employed at Hanscom Airforce Base as a civilian in the Civil Engineering Department.
He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Lynn (Evans Wallace) Chappelle; his daughter, Amanda Burke and her husband Patrick; his sister, Aimee Chappelle of CO; two brothers, John and Edward “Ted” Chappelle; his granddaughter, Sophia, and his grandson, Mason; and his niece, Alice.
A gathering of remembrance will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, from 1 to 3 p.m., at William R. Short & Son Funeral Home, 95 West Main St., Marlborough.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Chumly's memory to the trust fund established for his grandchildren: “In memory of Christopher Chappelle” via Amanda Burke, c/o Avidia Bank, 1073 Main St., Clinton, MA 01510.