Meadville Tribune

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February 19, 2014

Chester Roy Shattuck

COCHRANTON — Chester Roy Shattuck, 54, passed peacefully away at his home in Cochranton on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer.

Born on July 9, 1959, in Titusville, Chester was a son of the late Harry Myers and Maxine Croyle Myers.

Following his graduation from Cambridge Springs High School in 1967, Chester became an auto mechanic by trade, owning his own auto body shop for some time and working for many other local shops, both as a mechanic and an auto painter. Later, he drove trucks for a long time for AA Robbins, Kebert’s Trucking, and R. Hunter Inc.

Chester enjoyed riding his motorcycle, racing cars and four-wheelers with his daughter and was an avid NASCAR fan. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting, especially rabbit hunting with his beagles. Chester was a fun-loving person and treasured spending time with his family and friends, especially his daughter and baby grandson.

Surviving Chester is his daughter, Amanda A. Allen and her husband, Brandon J., and grandson, Weston J. Allen, all of 21776 Stein Hill Road, Cochranton; a brother, Harry Myers and his wife, Vernie; a half brother, Joe Myers and his wife, Missy; and three half sisters, Debbie Brickell, Patricia Hamacek and Peggy Thomas. Chester is further survived by his adoptive family, which includes two brothers, William Shattuck Jr. and his wife, Bonnie, and Richard Shattuck and his wife, Judy. Additional survivors are many nieces and nephews including, Tammy Black and her husband, Donald; a nephew, William Shattuck III; and several brother and sisters-in-law, Linda Peterson and her husband, Larry and her children, Brandon and Breanna, Jane Butryn and her companion, Kevin Lippert, and Jody Anthony and her daughter, Kayla Anthony.

The family is planning a memorial service to be held at a later date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the family by way of the funeral home, Van Matre Family Funeral Home, 335 Venango Ave., Cambridge Springs, Pa. 16403. To send condolences, please visit vanmatrefuneralhome.com.

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