Joseph (Chet) B. Chesslock
February 08, 2013


Mr. Joseph (Chet) B. Chesslock, 77, of York, formerly of Pettebone Street, Duryea passed away February 8, 2013 at Memorial Hospital, York.

Born in Duryea. He was the son of the late Bernard and Mary Copjak Chesslock. He was a graduate of Duryea High School and cum laude graduate of the University of Scranton. He served in the United States Air Force for four years. Prior to his retirement in 1992, he was employed by the Defense Contract Audit Agency as an auditor for 26 years.

He was an avid golfer and bowler. He enjoyed playing pool and gardening. He was a loving father and grandfather.

He was proceeded in death by his son, Kirk Chesslock.

Surviving are:
Daughter: Sheila Chesslock and her companion, Steve Laudenslager, of York
Grandson: Jimi Chesslock of Old Forge

Funeral will be held Thursday at 9:00 AM from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc. 204 Main Street, Duryea with the Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Duryea with the Rev. Andrew Sinnott officiating. Interment will be in Marcy Cemetery, Duryea. Friends may call Wednesday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the funeral home. The AM Vets, Dupont will conduct military services on Thursday morning. If desired, memorial contributions may be to the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association. To leave the family an online condolence or for further information, please visit

Guestbook Entries

Loved you my sweet cousin !!!

Dorothy (over 7 years ago)

Prayimg you, Nana, and my Dad smile down often.

Jimi (over 7 years ago)

Dad Chet Friend, you were always very special to me. You were a very important part of my life, i will never forget you.I just wish I told you sooner. Great great man I love you.

Phyllis Mischello (over 7 years ago)

We love and miss you dad. You will be in our hearts and minds forever. Rest in Peace.

Sheila and Steve (over 7 years ago)

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