Edward F. Carter

170 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY


Joseph J. Chapyak

July 27, 1946July 1, 2019

Joseph James Chapyak of Buchanan, NY, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019. He was 72 years old. Joe was born on July 27, 1946 in Peekskill, NY to the late Joseph John and Elizabeth (Grace) Chapyak.

He was a proud member of the Buchanan Engine Co. #1 for over 50 years, rising to the rank of Chief. He was also the longtime Fire Inspector for the Village of Buchanan.

He is survived by his beloved wife Billie (Slezak) Chapyak of 48 years; loving children, Michael Chapyak and Dana Chapyak-Garcia and her husband Carlos; cherished granddaughter Grace Garcia and his caring brother, Thomas Chapyak and his wife Patricia. He is also survived by his nieces, cousins and many friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 5, 2019 from 3 to 7PM at the EDWRD F. CARTER FUNERAL HOME, 170 Kings Ferry Rd., Montrose, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:15 AM on Saturday, July 6th at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Cortlandt Manor, NY. Burial will follow at Assumption Cemetery also in Cortlandt Manor.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Joseph’s name can be made to: Tunnels to Towers Foundation, www.tunnels2towers.org


  • Visitation Friday, July 5, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, July 6, 2019
  • Burial Following Funeral Mass Saturday, July 6, 2019


Joseph J. Chapyak

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