Michael Chilbert

June 26, 1964December 13, 2017

Michael Chilbert age 53 of Bath, NY passed away on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 at the Steuben Center in Bath, NY. Michael was born in Geneva, NY on June 26, 1964, the son of the late Martha Caward and Anthony J. Chilbert Jr. He was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed hunting. His passion in life was fishing, he had an a large collection of fishing poles and spent time making his own lures. Before becoming ill, Michael would travel with his family to Canada for camping and fishing trips. Michael also enjoyed building and collecting models. Michael is survived by his daughter, Dakota (Jerred) Higbie of Bath; son, Dominick Chilbert of Prattsburgh; their brother, Connor Liebman; granddaughter, Evelyn Higbie; brother, Joseph Chilbert; step mother, Jackie Chilbert; nieces and nephews, Nick, Bella, Nolan, and Sophia; the mother of his children, Christie Chilbert; uncle Richard Chilbert; aunt, Sue Caward; and several Cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his uncle, Benny Chilbert. Friends and family may gather for a time of sharing memories of Michael from 1 to 2pm on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the Bottoni Wood Funeral Home, 4 Mechanic St., Prattsburgh, NY 14891. Memories of Michael may also be shared with his family and friends at


  • Gathering to share memories Thursday, December 21, 2017

Michael Chilbert

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December 26, 2017

To the Chilbert family:
I'm really sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. My deepest condolences to the family and friends.

Don & Cynthia Cortner

December 20, 2017

Sending our condolences to the Chilbert family. May God keep you in His care and comfort you during this difficult time.

Pam (Tietjen) Fingar

December 19, 2017

Dear Chilbert family,

I am very sorry to hear of "Chunk's" passing. I remember a summer when him and I painted a neighbor's cottage. Also, I remember how he brought his little brother, Joey, to our house to swing on the swingset.

December 16, 2017

Dakota and family we are sorry for your loss. May your dad rest in peace .
Clinton, Nancy, and David Stage

Deby & Audie Kline

December 15, 2017

Dakota & Dom and the Chilbert Family so sorry for your loss. Mike may you rest in peace. You will be missed by many.