Chester Richard Pendell, 93, of Cromwell, husband of the late Joyce (Gildert) Pendell, passed away on April 12, 2022 at Middlesex Hospital. Born in Douglas County, WA, he was the son of the late Loren and Retta (Peasley) Pendell.
Chester has lived in Cromwell since 1991 and has worked in various jobs. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during World War II. He loved playing cards, crafting, and fishing and enjoyed his family most of all.
Chester is survived by his son, David R. (Kathleen) Pendell of Southington; three daughters, Debra (Carl) Pendell-Oman of North Adams, MA, Diane Pupedis of Cromwell, and Denise (Bill) Mackey of Middletown; two sisters, Arlee Lee of CO and Iris Lathrop of WA; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 20th at 4:30 PM at the Doolittle Funeral Home, 14 Old Church Street, Middletown. Family and friends may call from 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM before the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in Chester’s memory may be made to Middlesex Hospice Palliative Care, 28 Crescent Street, Middletown, CT 06457. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.
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