Passing of the Late Albert ‘Bud’ Chafe

It is with great sadness that Hockey NL announces the passing of the late Albert ‘Bud’ Chafe.  Bud passed suddenly away at his residence on Friday, January 17, 2020, Albert ‘Bud’ Chafe of Harbour Grace, age 83 years. Bud was a former President and Board Member of the Cee Bees Minor Hockey Association.

Predeceased by parents: Albert and Sadie Chafe; parents-in-law: Marcus and Nellie Noel; brother: Wallace; brothers-in-law: Ralph Charston, Kevin Kelly, Harold Noel, Shawn Harris, Leslie Dove, and Hubert White; sisters-in-law: Shirley Harris and Evelyn Noel. Leaving to mourn his wife of 64 years: Mildred; eight children: Maurice (Gale), Bristol’s Hope, Fred (Karen), Ralph (Sharon), Debbie (Paul), Harold (Pauline), all of Harbour Grace, Nellie (Brian), Tilton, Albert (Suzanne), and Kevin (Kim) of Harbour Grace; special friend: Phil Mahaney; twelve grandchildren: Brendan (Tara), Becky (Frank), Jeremy (Cynthia), Cory (Jessica), Melissa (Scott), Brian (Deirdre), Colin, Mitchel (Amy), Bernie (Adrianne), Brianne (Madison), Abby, and Emily; ten great-grandchildren: Madison, Rylan, Soleil, Jacob, Mason, Lily, Carter, Elle, Eden, and Isaac; sisters: Elva Kelly, Glenda Spadafora (Joe), Beverly Sicard, Brenda (Don) Cousins, all of Ontario; sisters-in-law: Darlene Chafe, Ontario, Marilyn (Jim) McCarthy, Nova Scotia, Sylvia White, Nellie Dove, both of Carbonear, and Sandra Noel, Perry’s Cove; brother-in-law: Mark (Diane) Noel, Ontario, Dave Noel, Victoria, and Jesse Noel, Carbonear; also a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Resting at Noel’s Funeral Home, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace on Monday, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.; Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.; Wednesday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, January 22 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. Interment in St. Paul’s Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace.

In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Harbour Grace Regatta, c/o Kathy Tetford, PO Box 623, Harbour Grace, NL, A0A 2M0.