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Gary Chambers

CHAMBERS, Gary - Long-time resident of Thurlow Township, passed away at Hastings Manor, Belleville on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 at the age of 77. Gary was the oldest son of Clarence and Evelyn Chambers (McEvoy). He is survived by Dawn, his loving partner of 52 years. Proud father of Colleen Henry (Paul) and Craig Chambers. Adoring grandfather of Madeleine and Lauren. Dear brother of Glen (Marlean) and Dave (Christine), step-brother of Susan Raney (Bill), Mary Squire (Terry) and step brother-in-law of Heather McEvoy. Predeceased by father Clarence Chambers, step-father Gerrard McEvoy, step-brother Paul McEvoy and step-sister Catharine McEvoy-Hatcher. Remembered by his nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. After graduating from Queen's University, Gary enjoyed a teaching career in Mathematics at Quinte Secondary School, Belleville until his retirement. He was an active member of St. Mark's United Church, Cannifton. He filled his time with many hobbies including gardening, camping, woodworking, canoeing, oil painting, travelling and attending music and theatre events. The family is grateful to Dr. Goddard-Hill, Dr. Reid and the staff at Hastings Manor, especially the staff of Beech Villa, for their compassionate care. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at the BELLEVILLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL LTD . 68 N. Front St. Belleville (613-968-5080) on Friday, February 16th, 2018 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held at St. Mark's United Church, Cannifton on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation beginning at 12 noon. Rev. Ryan McNally officiating. Interment will take place at a later date at the Elmwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends are invited to consider a donation to The Nature Conservancy of Canada, United Church of Canada Mission and Service, or a charity of your choice. Online condolences www.rushnellfamilyservices.com13251685
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Our Deepest Sympathy
Posted by Craig and Jane Allison (Former neighbours and friends) On Friday, February 16, 2018
We wish to express our deepest sympathy to the whole Chambers family but particularly to Glenn and Marlean who have remained in touch with us. Gary was a respected teacher at Quinte Secondary and will always be held in high regard.

Craig and Jane Allison

Cavan, Ontario

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Posted by Rob and Judy Allison (Friend and Neighbour) On Friday, February 16, 2018
Dave and the extended Chambers family...

My wife Judy and I wish to pass along our deepest sympathies and condolences on the passing of Gary, my former Math Teacher at Quinte SS and long time neighbour in Thurlow Township....Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.

Sorry for your loss
Posted by Debbie Eggleton (Former student and neighbour) On Thursday, February 15, 2018
Mr chambers was my favourite math teacher I enjoyed going to his class I'm so sorry for the loss of such an inspiring man. Deepest sympathy from all the Eggleton family. RIP mr chambers
Posted by Ralph Spencer (Friend) On Thursday, February 15, 2018
My sympathies to Dawn and family on Gary's passing. He was a great guy and will be remembered fondly.
Our sympathy to Dawn and family
Posted by Gayle and Grant Ketcheson (cousins) On Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Our sympathy to everyone at this sad time. We are miles away and cannot come to call. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have sent a donation to the United Church M&S Fund in Gary's memory....Gayle, Grant and family.

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