Thomas M. Chappell, 59

Thomas M. Chappell, 59, of Chewton passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital following complications of a heart attack.

Born October 28, 1960 in Ellwood City, PA, he was the son of Donald M. and Barbara J. Davis Chappell.

Tom was a life long resident of Chewton. He was an active member of the Chewton Christian Church where he served as a deacon. He was also a member of the Chewton Polish White Eagles Club. Tom loved country life and sharing it with his dog Lilly.  He was formerly employed at Medusa Cement and TMK Koppel Steel.

Survivors include his mother Barbara J. Wallace Barr, a daughter, Jessica Chappell and her companion Bryan Hobel of Bessemer; grandson, Bryan Hobel III; four sisters, Carol Lechner of Chewton, Donna (John) Kozol of St. Augustines, FL, Gayle Zeigler of West Pittsburg, Patti (RB) Perry of Cypress, TX; one brother, Bruce (Barb) Chappell of New Castle and numerous nieces and nephews who adored him.

He was preceded in death by his father, and two brother in laws Jerry Lechner and Larry Zeigler.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 2 pm until the time of the memorial service at 4 pm with Pastor Tom Milnes officiating at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Chewton Christian Church 354 Oswald Street Wampum PA, 16157.

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8 thoughts on “Thomas M. Chappell, 59

  1. Our deepest sympathies to the Chappell family. We are so saddened for your loss. He was always a kind and caring friend and he will be sadly missed. RIP Tom

  2. I am so sorry for your loss pat and bryon will truly miss him what a great guy we all had fun together prayers sent to you and your family . He was a good friend and neighbor.

  3. We are so sorry for your loss. Tom was a lifelong friend, always a
    A good guy. May the lord hold you all tight as tomorrow will be a day
    Of sorrow and tears but always remember the great memories

  4. Our deepest sympathy to the family of Tom Chappell. It was a pleasure to have known Tom and he will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

  5. To Barb, Donna, Gayle, Carol and family, I am so sorry to hear of your brothers passing. You are all in my prayers and my heart is with you.
    I think of you often and the happy times we had. I pray you will have peace and happy times again.
    Love, Dave and Cindy Caughey (McKim)

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