George Henry Chafe

December 12, 1936 to October 6, 2021


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Born Dec. 12, 1936, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Oct. 6th, 2021, age 84. Leaving to mourn is his loving wife of 62 years Joyce (nee Dawe); devoted children Cathy LeBlanc (Michael, deceased), Robert (Janice), Gerald, Nancy Gosse (Fred) and Sandra Hussey (Derrick); loving grandchildren Christopher LeBlanc (Kate), Amanda LeBlanc (JP), Sarah Gosse, Jessica Gosse, Kevin Gosse, Tyler Hussey, Sam Hussey, and Emily Hussey (Mark); also sister Elsie Chafe, sister-in-law Helen Dawe (Alfred, deceased), brothers-in-law Melville Day (Margaret, deceased), Rupert Dawe (Paula) and Walter Dawe (Janet); as well as a large circle of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his parents Kathleen and Archibald Chafe, four sisters and three brothers.  Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road.  Visitation will be held on Sunday Oct. 10th from 2pm – 4pm and 7pm – 9pm and Monday Oct. 11th from 2pm – 4pm and 7pm – 9pm.  Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 12th, at 2pm from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with internment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. The service will be live streamed for those who cannot attend. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada or a charity of one’s choice.



2-4 p.m. on October 10, 2021

7-9 p.m. on October 10, 2021

2-4 p.m. on October 11, 2021

7-9 p.m. on October 11, 2021

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Tuesday October 12th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Gerald a
I’m so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Sending condolences to you and your family.

To Joyce and Family.
So sorry to hear of George’s passing. My deepest condolences.

Nancy and Family,
Sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Hold onto the wonderful memories you shared and they will continue to give you comfort at this time. Our deepest condolences.

Hi Nancy and Fred…. very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you guys during such a tough time. It helps to talk… so anytime you want to hang out and chat, we are here. Our condolences to you and yours.

Condolences to Aunt Joyce and all the family on the passing of Uncle George. Thoughts and prayers are with you. 💕

Very sorry to hear of the passing of George, our deepest sympathy to the family . Jim &Jessie Young

Cathy, sorry to hear about your father’s passing. May his memories be a blessing.

To :: Joyce and Family
So sorry to hear of George’s passing, so enjoyed your company at many Metrobus functions, may he Rest In Peace.🙏…

Joyce and Family
So sorry to hear that George passed away – siending sincere condolences! RIP George

To Joyce and Family,

We were very saddened to hear of George’s passing. Wish we could be there to comfort you. Please know that our thoughts are with you in your time of grief.

To all of the Chafe family, I pass along my sincere condolences to you all. I have many fond memories of Mr. Chafe from my teenage years. His puns and quick comebacks always kept us entertained. I can still hear his laugh.

Cherish all of the wonderful memories you have of him.

Sorry for your loss…Our thoughts and prayers are
With you and your family..
Fred and Fred Gosse..

Joyce and the Chafe and Dawe families:
We are so sorry to learn of George’s passing. It was a pleasure to have known him and to have been in his company. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all and we hope you will take comfort in your many memories and the support of family and friends. God bless!

To Mrs. Chafe and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Chafe was a lovely man. My condolences to you all during this difficult time.

Lynne (Dawe) Butt

To the Family,
Our deepest condolences to the family on George’s passing. May he rest in peace.

Mike and Diane Dinn Goulds NL

Joyce and Family ,

Sincere sympathy for your loss . Thinking of you .

Sincerely ,
Margaret Dale and family .

Rest In Peace George.

Dear Joyce;
My deepest sympathy to you and your family on George’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with this most painful time. May your heart memories bring comfort.

Marion Chafe

Sending sincere condolences to Jess and her family.

To Joyce and family,
We are saddened to hear of George’s passing. Our deepest condolences during this difficult time. George was an important part of our Metrobus family and will certainly be missed. Take care.


We were sorry here at Metrobus to hear of George’s passing.. Sending along our thoughts and prayers to George’s family at this difficult time.

Mrs. Chafe and family; so sorry to hear of Mr. Chafe’s passing. Thoughts are with you all during this time.