Francis Joseph Chantiny

Francis Joseph Chantiny

1920 – 2013

Francis Joseph Chantiny was born May 5, 1920 in Silverwood, MI, he died in Kent, WA, February 8, 2013. He grew up on a farm on Shay Lake in Michigan. He married Phyllis (Walls) Chantiny on May 13, 1944 in College Station, TX.He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1940, and was involved in naval air action aboard the USS Yorktown and the USS Hornet during WWII. He was wounded in battle and received the Purple Heart, the Air Medal, and the Presidential Unit Citation.He retired from the Navy in 1960, moved to Bothell, and worked for Boeing until 1975. He lived quietly with his beloved wife on their small acreage near Canyon Park, WA. Hobbies included outdoor activities.His wife passed away March 8, 2012. Survivors include children, Andrea Hamley of Bellevue, Gene Chantiny of Kent, Paul Chantiny of North Bend, OR and Annette Armstrong of Portland, OR, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.His ashes will be interred at Mt. Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent alongside his beloved wife’s. In accordance with his wishes, no ceremony was held.

471149

More in Obituaries

BARBARA JOSEPHINE PEARSON DETJEN

Barbara Josephine Pearson Detjen passed away unexpectedly yet peacefully in her home… Continue reading

DENNIS GLEN HAGEN

May 15,1944 - May 18,2019 Dennis Glen Hagen passed away in his… Continue reading

JOYCE DOERFLEIN

Joyce Doerflein, 87, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 peacefully while under… Continue reading

DOROTHY IRENE WALKER

My Mum died suddenly Wednesday April 10, 2019 while on holiday in… Continue reading

BERNIE ACKERMAN

July 6, 1930 - April 2, 2019 Bernard “Bernie” Edward Ackerman, long-time… Continue reading

JANET (NELSON) RUMSEY

In loving memory of Janet (Nelson) Rumsey, who passed away April 4th,… Continue reading

CAMILLA LOU GRILLO

In Loving Memory April 28, 1941 - March 6, 2019 Camie Grillo… Continue reading

R. DARWIN THOMAS

April 13, 1930 – February 13, 2019 Dar was born in Boise,… Continue reading

JEFFREY DAVID MCMAHON

Jeffrey David McMahon, 70 was born December 19, 1947, and passed away… Continue reading

Most Read