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John D. Chasse

July 30, 1934 — September 12, 2022

John D. Chasse

John D. Chasse

Brockport, NY

Passed away peacefully on September 12, 2022. Predeceased by his parents Aurice Weller Chasse and Clarence Chasse, and his brother Raymond Joseph Chasse (Eve).

Survived by his wife, Linda Negus, sons Matthew (Nora Kim) and Paul, brother James (Peg Forbes), sisters Rosemary Barton (Bruce), Juliana Cargill (Tim Joseph), Maureen Stauffer (Larry), Elizabeth Knox (James) and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Kalispell, Montana and raised in Portland Oregon, he was known as Dennis by family and friends. He attended Gonzaga University as an undergraduate and received a PhD from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. From 1979 to 2001 he was a Professor of Economics at SUNY College at Brockport. He authored numerous articles and the book "A Worker's Economist", a biography of John R Commons. Dennis was a quiet man, who always made other people better through his kindness.

Calling Hours will be at Fowler Funeral Home, 340 West Ave., Brockport, Saturday September 24th from 4PM to 6PM. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, September 26th at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 152 Main St., Brockport, at 11AM.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary or the Brockport Food Shelf.

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Calling Hours

Saturday, September 24, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Mass

Monday, September 26, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Nativity Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary

152 Main Street, Brockport, NY 14420

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