Jerome A. Chase

January 26, 1945
- March 17, 2003

WILLIAMSBURG - Jerome A. Chase, 58, husband of Rosemary (Pennington) Chase, died March 17, 2003, in Bangor surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 26, 1945, in Brownville, the son of John H. and Doris (McClure) Chase. Jerome was a graduate of Brownville Junction High School, then served in the U.S. Navy and was a former member of the 112th Maine National Guard Medical Company. He had retired from Great Northern Paper in Millinocket, where he had worked in maintenance. Jerome was a member of the Millinocket Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. No. 1521 and the Brownville Jct. High School Alumni Association where he was a Past President, the Pleasant River Lodge No. 163 AF and AM , Anah Shriners, Tri County Shrine, Sunshine Club and the K-9 Unit. Jerome particularly enjoyed being a member of the Shrine K-9s for Kids Therapy Dog unit with his dog Seka and visiting area hospitals and nursing homes. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed golfing, hunting, snowmobiling and finding new roads to explore with his best buddy Seka. In addition to his wife of 37 years, Rosemary, of Williamsburg, he is survived by one son, Craig of Bradford; one daughter, Kim and husband, Brent Morrill, of Milo; one sister, Marilyn and husband, Tony Kindamo of Brownville; his mother-in-law, Helen Pennington of Brownville; special brothers and sisters-in-law, Fred and Lucretia Pennington of Bradford, and David and Helen Pennington of Brownville Jct.; three very special grandchildren who knew him as "Bumpa" and were the joy of his life, Brooke, Benjamin, and Morgan; and several nieces and nephews. A spring interment will be in the Brownville Village Cemetery. Those who wish may make donations in his memory to the Shriner's Hospital, care of Anah Shriners, P.O. Box 735, Bangor, ME 04401.

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