Harvey F. Chapdelaine, 92, of Northborough


Harvey F. Chapdelaine, 92, of NorthboroughNorthborough – Harvey F. Chapdelaine, a lifelong resident of Northborough, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in Marlborough Hospital at the age of 92. His loving wife, Claire P. (Trautner) Chapdelaine, died in 2013.

He leaves behind two sons, Wayne Chapdelaine and Concetta Callini of Washington, Maine and Jeffrey Chapdelaine and his wife Darlene of Northborough; his daughter, Paula Darling and her husband Thornton of Millbury; and is also survived by three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Renee Chapdelaine, and a brother, Arthur Chapdelaine.

Born and raised in the Chapdelaine homestead on Hudson Street in Northborough, he was the son of Arthur and Lydia (Seymour) Chapdelaine. He was affectionately referred to by his Maine friends as “Cool Harvey.”

Harvey worked for the Commonwealth of Mass. as a surveyor for 20 years, retiring in 1983. He graduated from Northborough High School in 1942 and was an active member of the Northborough Senior Center, where he was loved by his many friends.

Mr. Chapdelaine proudly served in the 557th Field Artillery Battalion during WWII. His unit fought in the Battle of the Bulge, the Invasion of Normandy, and Battle of Brest.

Calling hours will be held Thursday, June 1, from 4-6 p.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough, followed by a funeral with military honors at 6 p.m. Burial will take place privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.

For online condolences, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com.

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