Dewitt Joseph Chamberlin, 83, formerly of Route 39, Forestville passed away Thursday, November 15 at the Chautauqua County Home of Dunkirk, NY after
a lengthy illness with family by his side. Born August 6, 1929, to the late Dewitt H. and Leona (Galamb) Chamberlin. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Nancy (Porter) Chamberlin. Also survived by his children, Kerry (Patty) Chamberlin of Buffalo, NY, Linda (Scott) Weber of Berryton, KS, Jamie (Debbie) Chamberlin of Homer, NE, Kevin Chamberlin of Cassadaga, NY, Lisa Rangel of Cassadaga, NY, Jennifer (Andrew) Pingitore of Cassadaga, NY, Nicole (Bradley) Szymczak of Westfield, NY, Dewitt J. (Sarah) Chamberlin Jr. of Sheridan, NY and Leona (Brandon) Mahle of Forestville, NY. Surviving are one brother Raymond (Sadie)
Chamberlin and one sister Bonnie (Kenneth) Bestine. Also 15 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by an infant
Dewitt Joseph Chamberlin
son "Roy," brother Daniel Chamberlin, nephew Keith Bestine and his first wife Irene (Kropat) Fischer. Dewitt was employed at the Erie/Lackawanna Railroad in Buffalo, NY where he worked side by side with his father. He then worked at Kropat Furniture, Cassadaga, NY. He last worked for Graf Furniture and
Realty Corp. in Dunkirk, NY as a building manager, where he enjoyed his coffee break with his friends on Friday mornings. Dewitt was a member of
the Cassadaga, NY Fire Department from 1955 to 1981. He enjoyed playing football as a youth and as an observer in his adult years. He was a Yankee fan to the end with his dog, Bubba, at his side. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Dunkirk, NY where a Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass and may call at the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 E.
Main St., Fredonia, NY on Monday, November 19, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations would be appreciated to Hospice of Chautauqua County, Cassadaga Fire Department or Sheridan Fire Department in his memory.