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“We just heard of your devastating loss and wanted you to know that our hearts and prayers are with you. Words cannot express the sympathy we feel for...Read More »
1 of 74 | Posted by: Carl and Marjie Case - VA

“Craig, Barbara, Todd and Family, We just found out about Dillon. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. He and Claudia are now...Read More »
2 of 74 | Posted by: The Lefebvre Family - Fonda, NY

“Craig and Family, We offer our deepest sympathy for you and your loved ones. There are really no words to relieve your grief but we hope in time...Read More »
3 of 74 | Posted by: Steve Garrett/MCI - Mannsville, NY

“Barb and Family, My condolences for your loss; your profound pain. You are in my prayers. ”
4 of 74 | Posted by: Chuck Facchini - Webster, NY

“Barb,Craig and family: So sorry to hear about the loss of Dillon. We still remember him as a little boy taking care of lucky for us. We cannot...Read More »
5 of 74 | Posted by: Colleen and Doug Seeber - SC

“Craig and family- Shirlee and I express our sincere sympathy on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Lou Langone ”
6 of 74 | Posted by: Louis C. Langone - Waterville, NY

“To all family and friends of Dillon, There are no words to express how sorry I am for your loss. My deepest condolences are with all of you. ...Read More »
7 of 74 | Posted by: Becky Jones - West Winfield, NY

“Dear Craig,Barb,Todd and your entire family;I cannot find the words to express what I feel in my heart.The sudden loss of Dillon is so tragic. So...Read More »
8 of 74 | Posted by: Diane Branch - Morrisville, NY

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your families. ”
9 of 74 | Posted by: Dick Larkin and Elaine Warner - NY

“Barb, Craig & Todd, No words said will take away your pain I know that. Just know in your hearts that you are surrounded by love and prayers from...Read More »
10 of 74 | Posted by: Lisa Kover - Clayville, NY

“Dear Craig and Barb and family, My most heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your son Dillon. May you find some comfort in the love that surrounds you...Read More »
11 of 74 | Posted by: Lori Seifried Sullivan - friend

“Sorry for your loss. He was the same age as my middle son. I remember when you use to cut my hair and we would talk about our kids. Praying God...Read More »
12 of 74 | Posted by: Laurie Applin - Gardner, MA

“Craig & Barbara,Sorry for your loss of your son. You & your family are in our thoughts & Prayers. And if you need anything please feel free to call...Read More »
13 of 74 | Posted by: Sundy Leitz - Frankfort, NY

“Craig, Barb, Todd and your entire family, Our deepest sympathy to you all during this extremely difficult time. May God give you all the strength...Read More »
14 of 74 | Posted by: Barb and Paul Lince - NY

“Craig, Barb and Todd, Words can not express our sorrow, our prayers are with you and your entire family. ”
15 of 74 | Posted by: Lewiis and Deborah Seifried - NY

“Craig Barb and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time, love Diane, Rod and family ”
16 of 74 | Posted by: diane - waterville, NY

“I am so very sorry for your loss. Lovey is my cousin and shared with me about your loss of Dillon. May God be with you and hold you close in his...Read More »
17 of 74 | Posted by: valerie marr - edmond, OK

“If there were words or actions to change what is, they would be spoken and they would be done and my sister would have back her son. Dillon touched...Read More »
18 of 74 | Posted by: Douglas Howard - Newark, DE

“Craig, Barb and Todd.... I wish there were words that could ease your pain, but know there aren't. Just know you are all in my thoughts and prayers...Read More »
19 of 74 | Posted by: William Schrader - Lakeland, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss. Dylan will be greatly missed. We have had so many go cart memories together. Those i will never forget. Love you guys...Read More »
20 of 74 | Posted by: Jamie Bowee - Plainfield, NY

“Craig, Barb & Todd, We want to express our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your son, Dillon. We pray that God will help you through this very...Read More »
21 of 74 | Posted by: Mary Lou Pustay - Cassville, NY

“To Barb,Craig,Todd and the entire family, My sincere condolences to your entire family. My prayers are with all of you. As a parent I can not...Read More »
22 of 74 | Posted by: sandy shank - atlanta, GA

“~~May the memories you have keep your soul full and the love that surrounds you help your heart heal.~~ There are no words to describe how sorry we...Read More »
23 of 74 | Posted by: Mike & Shelly Cole - Cedarville, NY

“Barb and Craig, I am so sorry for the loss of Dillon. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Doreen ”
24 of 74 | Posted by: Doreen Jordan - Colorado Springs, CO

“My deepest sympothy goes out to you and your family. There is a great void to be filled by Dillon's passing, but I know that the depth of love...Read More »
25 of 74 | Posted by: Debbie Robinson - West Winfield, NY

“My heart goes out to you, Craig and Barb, Jean, Gordon, Charles, and all of the family. It's unthinkable and hard to comprehend. I'm sure Claudia is...Read More »
26 of 74 | Posted by: Sheree Hipwell - Rensselaer, NY

“To the entire Chafee Family, May the abundance of family and the fond memories of Dillon bring comfort to the entire family during these times of...Read More »
27 of 74 | Posted by: April Risley and Karen - NY

“I'm sorry for your loss. You will all be in my prayers. God Bless! <3 ”
28 of 74 | Posted by: Courtney King - Utica, NY

“Our prayers are with you and your family in this time of sorrow David and Debbie Hughes ”
29 of 74 | Posted by: David Hughes - Hinckley, NY

“Craig, Barb and Todd, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time. ”
30 of 74 | Posted by: Philip and Andrea Jones and family - NY

“Dillion has always been my favorite. Thoughts and prayers are with the Chafee Family. <3 ”
31 of 74 | Posted by: Kayla Decker - Chicago, IL

“Barb, Craig and Family, Our deepest sympathies for the loss of your son. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Bill &...Read More »
32 of 74 | Posted by: Bill Larson & Sagarika Narangoda - NY

“Barb, Craig and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Donna Blatt and family ”
33 of 74 | Posted by: Donna Blatt - Cazenovia, NY

“Dear Barb, Craig and family, "Somewhere a journey begins at the end of the worldly existence we know, Somewhere a path stretches over the...Read More »
34 of 74 | Posted by: Sharleen Randall Sacco - NY

“Our most sincere condolences to all of you. Bring strength to each other and cherish all of your memories. ”
35 of 74 | Posted by: Debbie and Fred Jones - NY

“Craig, Barb and Todd, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our hearts go out to you all at this difficult time. We will keep you in our prayers. ”
36 of 74 | Posted by: Char and Kari Rose - Cassville, NY

“craig,barb and todd we are so sorry to hear about dillen our thought and prayers are will u ”
37 of 74 | Posted by: sheila and mark mariotti - NY

“We are so very sorry for you. We will keep you in our prayers. ”
38 of 74 | Posted by: ED AND MARY RATCLIFFE - NY

“Barb, Craig, Todd and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. With my deepest sympathy ”
39 of 74 | Posted by: Jennie Thomas Genier - NY

“Craig, Barb, and Family, I wish there was something we could say or do, during this difficult time, to ease your pain dealing with the loss of...Read More »
40 of 74 | Posted by: Barry and Christy Schrader - TX

“please know prayers are with you.and every parents heart feels your pain.anything you need please ask. love to all the chafee ...Read More »
41 of 74 | Posted by: joe/michele dziuban - NY

“Dear Craig,Barb and Todd, We are so sorry for your loss.We have so many fond and wonderful memories of summers gone past playing...Read More »
42 of 74 | Posted by: Richard Carnes - Litchfield, NY

“Thinking of you all during this time and wish I could be there for you! Prayers and thoughts........ Love, Ingrid, David, and DJ ”
43 of 74 | Posted by: Ingrid M Mull - North Port, FL

“Barb, Craig & Families, Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. It is easy for us to say, "Be strong" and ...Read More »
44 of 74 | Posted by: Pat Bradbury - Normandy, TN

“Draw strength from each other and the family and friends around you at this very sad time. Know that the Good Lord has wrapped his arms around...Read More »
45 of 74 | Posted by: Marty and Betty Quinn - NY

“Barb, Craig, Todd and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this diffucult time. Connie, Andrew...Read More »
46 of 74 | Posted by: Connie Eddy - Ilion, NY

“YOU ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. WE ARE SO VERY SORRY. ”
47 of 74 | Posted by: MR & MRS. MIKE TENNYSON - UTICA, NY

“Kathleen & I are so very sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. ”
48 of 74 | Posted by: Shawn & Kathleen McLaughlin - NY

“Barb,Craig,Todd & Family, Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this...Read More »
49 of 74 | Posted by: Angela Beck - Cassville, NY

“Barb and Craig, So very very sorry for your loss. We are praying for all of you. ”
50 of 74 | Posted by: Dave and Bev Sullivan - NY

“Barb, Craig, Todd, Howard families, and Chafee families, Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you all. May the abundant love of family...Read More »
51 of 74 | Posted by: Kathy Kotary - Endicott, NY

“Barb, Craig, and Todd The words "I am so sorry for your loss" never seem to be enough at a time like this. However, they are my sincerest thoughts. ...Read More »
52 of 74 | Posted by: Linda Hauck - Randolph, NJ

“Craig, Barb and family....No words can express our sorrow. May God guide you day by day. Our hearts are with you and our arms are around you. Most...Read More »
53 of 74 | Posted by: John & Carol Simon - Homer, NY

“Barb, Craig, Todd: We are so very sorry for your loss. No words can express our heartfelt sympathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ...Read More »
54 of 74 | Posted by: Lori King - West Winfield, NY

“Craig, Barb, and Todd, You are in our hearts and our prayers.We are very sorry for your loss ”
55 of 74 | Posted by: John and Barb Caraher - NY

“Craig, Barb, Todd, and family. My heart aches for your family.I pray that God holds you in his mighty arms and comforts you like no one else can. I...Read More »
56 of 74 | Posted by: Dawn Schrader - FL

“All words and thoughts are with you and your family. Please know that you are in our daily prayers and may god lead you to peace ”
57 of 74 | Posted by: Emily Walker - Cassville, NY

“Barb, Craig & family; May the memories in your heart and mind help ease your pain. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers as your precious...Read More »
58 of 74 | Posted by: Ralph Schrader - Urbana, MD

“Barb, Craig & family; May the memories in your heart and mind help ease your pain. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers as your precious...Read More »
59 of 74 | Posted by: Ralph Schrader - Urbana, MD

“Dear Craig, Barbara and Todd, We are so sorry for your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you all. On behalf of all our family, we send...Read More »
60 of 74 | Posted by: Don and Sandi Gendron - Wilson, NY

“I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers. Dillon has a beautiful soul and he's safe watching over all of us now. I am here if you need...Read More »
61 of 74 | Posted by: Kylie Sisson - Sauquoit , NY

“Craig, Barb, Todd, Gordan and Jean; there are no words that we can express at this time to heal what you are experiencing; however, constant thoughts...Read More »
62 of 74 | Posted by: Schrader Family - Avon Park, FL

“Barb and Craig I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that he is with God now and will forever be watching over you. I will keep you and your...Read More »
63 of 74 | Posted by: Brenda Morrissey - Rome, NY

“I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. My thought and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
64 of 74 | Posted by: Licia Ortiz - NY

“Craig Barb and Todd we are so sorry for your loss! You are in our thought and prayers everyday!! Love Bob Donna Meg Dan and Sarah ”
65 of 74 | Posted by: Meghan Annable - Marcellus, NY

“Craig Barb and Todd we are so sorry for your loss! You are in our thought and prayers everyday!! Love Bob Donna Meg Dan and Sarah ”
66 of 74 | Posted by: Meghan Annable - Marcellus, NY

“So sorry for your loss..you and your family are in my thoughts and i prayers ”
67 of 74 | Posted by: William Robinson Jr - NY

“Barb & Craig may God be with you while you walk through this difficult time. Our prayers go out for you everyday that you find peace and...Read More »
68 of 74 | Posted by: Perry & Maria Parmly - Frankfort, NY

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
69 of 74 | Posted by: Mike & Kelly Woods - Newport, NY

“Craig, Barb, Todd, Jean, Gordon and the rest of my beloved family, May the love of God, your family and friends guide you and comfort you through...Read More »
70 of 74 | Posted by: Lanie Wadelton - Bellows Falls, VT

“"No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father." God Bless . . . Love, Buff & Bill ”
71 of 74 | Posted by: Buff & Bill - W.W., NY

“"Your in our thoughts and Prayers" ”
72 of 74 | Posted by: Jeffrey & Kathy Glanovsky - NY

“I can't express enough how sorry we are for your loss. We are thinking of you both; you are in our thoughts and our prayers. ”
73 of 74 | Posted by: Candy & Dave Nimey - SAUQUOIT, NY

“We are so sorry for your loss and you all will be in our prayers. ”
74 of 74 | Posted by: Lori Poling - Mooresville, NC


Dillon J. Chafee West Winfield Craig and Barbara Chafee mourn the loss of their beloved son Dillon J. Chafee who passed away on Monday October 8, 2012. He was born on September 11, 1991 in New Hartford, NY a son of Craig and Barbara (Howard) Chafee. Dillon was a 2009 graduate of Mount Markham High School. He also attended Mohawk Valley Community College. Dillon was employed with HD Supply in Utica where he worked with his dad. Dillon loved baseball and was an avid Red Sox fan. He also enjoyed Go Kart racing and was the recipient of many awards and trophies. He is survived by his parents Craig and Barbara Chafee of West Winfield, his brother Todd Chafee of North Carolina, his maternal grandmother Julia Howard of Sauquoit and his paternal grandparents, Jean Chafee and Jerry Christian of West Winfield and Noel "Gordon" Chafee and Lovena Chafee also of West Winfield. He also leaves his Aunts and uncles, Dona and Mike Smith of Colorado, Linda and Nick Pontero of Bridgewater, Mike Howard of Clayville, Doug and Karen Howard of Delaware, Chuck and Annette Chafee of New Hartford and a great aunt and uncle Helen and Michael Monette of West Winfield, he leaves his cousins, Jamie and her Husband Brandon, Jason, Kristin, Kristopher, Nicole, Michael, Samantha, Tyler, Tina, Amanda, Chad, Melissa and Megan, also his best friends James Betts and Christian Coy. The family also wishes to acknowledge their extended family Carla and Scott, Ingrid and Dave, Karine and Mike, Jamie and Carol and Jerry Jr... He was predeceased by an Aunt Claudia Chafee. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:30 AM at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Main St. in West Winfield where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery in West Winfield at the convenience of the family. There are no public calling hours, the family will receive visitors at the conclusion of the Funeral Mass in the Church Hall. In lieu of flowers please consider contributions to the Dillon J. Chafee Memorial Scholarship Fund. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Mass. For online expressions of sympathy please go to www.dfwefh.com.

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