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David Lee Chappell

July 1, 1950 ~ June 7, 2022 (age 71) 71 Years Old


David Lee Chappell, 71, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2022 while at his residence.

The son of Clarence and Nellie (Barni) Chappell, he was born July 1, 1950 in Ernest, PA.

David had been employed by Walmart for more than 10 years.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing softball.  David will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Surviving is his wife of 49 years, Sharon (Smicklo) Chappell of Indiana; daughters, Marsha (Jason) Geneva of Penn Run, Melissa (Shawn) Wilson of Shelocta, and Melanie Chappell of Indiana; siblings, Annie Ryan, Mary Lou Shaffer, Denny Chappell, Diane Haws, Nancy Hitchcock, Doris Stadtmiller, and Donna Zometsky; grandchildren, Bryan, Marissa, Jesse, Noah, Jenna, Kiara, Erica, and Shyla; great-grandchildren, Emma, Kaden, Sophia, Grant, and August; and numerous nieces and nephews.

David was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Virginia Skerbetz, Tommy Pecco, Paul Landi, George Landi, Pauline Labant, Clarence Chappell, Jr., and William Chappell.

Friends are invited to a memorial gathering on Saturday, July 30, 2022 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home.  A memorial service will immediately follow in the Lefdahl Chapel.

Interment in the Oakland Cemetery will be private.

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Memorial Gathering
July 30, 2022

2:00 PM
John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home
898 Old Route 119 N
Indiana, PA 15701

Memorial Service
July 30, 2022

3:00 PM
Lefdahl Chapel
898 Old Rte 119 N
Indiana , Pennsylvania 15701


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