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Stephen “Steve” Chappo

Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 15 May 2006 (aged 87)
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 101365909 · View Source
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Stephen "Steve" Chappo, age 87, of Beaver, died Monday, May 15, 2006, at the Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley following a short illness.

Born June 1, 1918, in Bridgeport, Conn., he was the son of the late John and Mary Chappo.

Mr. Chappo was a former employee of Dan Dee Potato Chip Company and was retired from Acme Construction Company.

He was a member of St. Francis deSales Catholic Church, was a World War II US Army veteran, and a former member of the Loyal Order of the Moose No. 1606.

Mr. Chappo loved flea markets, and the friendship of the people he had met over the years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Seman Chappo; a son, Eugene Edwin Chappo; a brother, John Chappo; a sister, Mary Vorras; and six infant brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Jean Lilly Cox Chappo; his daughter, Mary Ann Crook and husband, Don, of Cool Ridge; daughter-in-law, Sandra Chappo Stewart and husband, Ray, of Beckley; two stepchildren, Susie Stanley of Boca Raton, Fla., Helena Ellis and husband, Wayne, of Beaver; a sister, Julia Schulz and husband, Phil, of North Carolina; four grandchildren, Christopher Crook and wife, Cyndi, of Cool Ridge, Don Crook II of Charlotte, N.C., Stephen Chappo and wife, Beth, of Dover, Del., and Sheila Peterson and husband, Randy, of Austin, Texas; five great-grandchildren, Michael Chappo, Brent Peterson, Kyla Jo Peterson, Stephen Crook, and Zoe Crook; five stepgrandchildren; one stepgreat-grandchild; and special family friend, Janice Wilson of Charleston.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel with the Rev. Susan Rector officiating.

Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Lloyd, Ronnie, and Wayne Crook, Wayne Ellis, Ray Stewart, and David Keesee.

The family wishes to acknowledge the nursing staff of SICU and 4 South of Raleigh General Hospital, Dr. Donald Lilly and his staff, Dr. Raj Patel, and a special thank you to Dr. Paul Oar whose care and compassion will always be remembered.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at

Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Shady Spring.

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