SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Harvey J. Chess, 68 passed away on Sunday evening June 4, 2017 at Mt. Ascutney Hospital & Health Center in Windsor, Vermont. He was born March 7, 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland the son of Herman and Celia (Rosen) Chess.
He attended and graduated High School in East Meadow, N.Y. and later graduated with a Masters Degree from the Albany School of Pharmacy in Albany, N.Y.
On July 13, 1975 he married Barbara Hughes in Stamford, Connecticut. She predeceased him on June 10, 2003.
He worked in Pharmacy for 40 plus years, moving to Springfield Vermont in 1985 where He worked in pharmacy at the Springfield Hospital for 31 years retiring in April 29, 2016.
He enjoyed kayaking, fishing, cooking, visiting with family and friends, and spending time with his grandson.
He is survived by one son David H. Chess of Nashua, N.H. one daughter Sarah Pierce of Springfield, Vt. one grandson, two brothers – Stanley Chess of Manhattan, N.Y. and Marshall Chess of New Jersey. He was predeceased by one sister Renee.
Friends may call at the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vermont on Monday evening June 12, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Contributions may be made in his memory to the Mt. Ascutney Hospital & Health Center Hospice 289 County Road Windsor, Vermont 05089.