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Joseph Paul Chene

May 23, 1947 March 17, 2019
Joseph Paul Chene
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Obituary for Joseph Paul Chene

Joseph Paul Chene
71, of Macomb, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019, at McLaren Macomb Hospital, Mt. Clemens.
He was born May 23, 1947, in Highland Park, the son of the late Joseph and Evelyn (Soulliere) Chene.
His marriage of 45 years to June Ficht was August 24, 1973, at St. Margaret of Scotland, St. Clair Shores.
Joseph was employed by Chrysler Corporation for almost 30 years at their Amplex Plant in Detroit and their Truck Assembly Plant in Warren. In 1994, Joseph retired in Quality Control for Chrysler.
Joseph was a parishioner of the St. Augustine Catholic Church choir and a member of the Parish Council from 1985 thru 2015. He was also a member of the Richmond Community Choir and loved music among many other things, such as fishing, camping, riding A.T.V.’s, and the outdoors. He enjoyed coaching flag football for St. Augustine’s and coaching girls softball for Richmond Rec.
Surviving in addition to his wife, June, are a daughter and son-in-law, Laura (Donald) Van Houtte, of Avoca; two sons, Matthew Chene (fiancé Jane Piersante) of Richmond Twp., and Jerome Chene, of Memphis; six grandchildren; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara (Ed) Beers and Suzanne (Nick) Maltese; as well as many nieces and nephews, and friends.
He is preceded in death by a brother, Danny Chene.
The family honors the memory of Joseph and invites you to visit and share memories Friday, April 5, 2019, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Richmond. Rite of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. Fr. Joseph Mallia, pastor, will officiate.
Memorials are suggested to “Wishes of the Family.”


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Friday

5

Apr

10:00 AM 4/5/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Augustine Catholic Church

68035 Main Street
Richmond, MI 48062

St. Augustine Catholic Church
68035 Main Street Richmond 48062 MI
United States

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Friday

5

Apr

11:00 AM 4/5/2019 11:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 4/5/2019 11:45:00 AM
St. Augustine Catholic Church

68035 Main Street
Richmond, MI 48062

St. Augustine Catholic Church
68035 Main Street Richmond 48062 MI
United States

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