OBITUARY

Dickens Chakuroff

September 11, 1925April 18, 2013

Dickens Chakuroff, 87, entered into eternal life on Thursday, April 18, 2013.

Born in North Providence, he was a son of the late George and Marika (Evonoff) Chakuroff. He was the beloved husband of the late Ruth V. (Burnside) Chakuroff; beloved father of Janice DiLustro and Dickens Chakuroff and his wife Stephanie; cherished grandfather of four; brother of John Chakuroff and his wife Betty and the late George “Chico” Chakuroff and Tzanko “Sarchie” Chakuroff; uncle of two nephews and five nieces.

He was a WWII Navy veteran, who served on the U.S.S. Battleship Nevada that engaged in five invasions, Normandy, Marseilles, Toulon, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He also was a member of the Geneva Volunteer Fire Dept., a member of Local Union 94 Carpenters and he was a superintendent for Donatelli Building Co. for over 25 years.

Visitation Friday, 4-7 p.m. Funeral Saturday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a service at 10 a.m. in the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. Burial to follow with military honors in Acotes Hill Cemetery, 1049 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, April 26, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, April 27, 2013
  • Burial Saturday, April 27, 2013
REMEMBERING

Dickens Chakuroff

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Jeanne Charello Fusco

April 29, 2013

Dear Dickie and Janice;
I am SO very sorry to learn of Dick's passing. And, I am so sorry to have missed the services to offer my condolences in person. There are so many memories to recount as time passes all too quickly. I have chuckled a million times in the last year as I recall a series of jokes he told me when I last saw him. Warm hugs to both of you. I hope to see you soon.
Much love always, Jeanne Charello Fusco

April 26, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of need.

Walter, Kathleen, Walter, Corey Hassell

Bernice Bonadie RN

April 26, 2013

Dickens and Janice
So sorry for the loss of your dad. He was a very nice man and one with a wonderful personality. He will always be in your hearts!!

Mike & Sue Charello

April 26, 2013

Dear Janice and Dickie,

Mike and I were sorry to learn of Dick's passing. Those of us who knew and cared for him will always remember him.

Lily (White) Ames

April 26, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Eileen Marseglia

April 26, 2013

Janice and family,
Please accept my sincere condolences. I remember your dad so fondly, always a smile on his face.

Louie Iannuccilli

April 26, 2013

Dick very sorry for your loss.

Anna (White) Morisseau

April 26, 2013

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Kathy (Nangle) Almonte

April 25, 2013

To the Chakuroff family...I am very sorry for your loss. Mr. "Check" was such a great teacher, man and mentor.

Mark Morrissey

April 25, 2013

Very sorry to hear about Mr. Chakuroff's passing. He often visited me at Shore's Market, spent time telling me about his military service, and sharing with me many memories. I will miss him, his jokes, and his kindness.