- June 21, 1957 - February 16, 2012
- Wakefield, Massachusetts
of Joseph's Passing
- Expressions of sympathy in Joe's name may be made to
Colon Cancer Alliance-Rhode Island Chapter
1025 Vermont Ave., NW, Suite 1066
Washington, DC 20005
Share This Obituary
Arrangements made by
Smith Funeral Home
Memories & CandlesPrevious
“To my cousin Joey You will be missed I am glad we had time together in October to chat about old times I wish I could of been there for you. Save a...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Joe Janiak - New Bedford, MA
2 of 29 | Posted by: connors family - chelsea, MA
“Want to tell the Chaput Family that I am sorry I could not make it Monday, was to late finding out that he passed. Wanted all his brothers and sister...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Barbara Ann Defilippo - MA
“NEW U WHEN U WERE A BABY. MY KIDS AND YOU AND YOUR BROTHER ANS SISTER PL;AYED TOGETHER. SOOO SORRY FORTHE LOSS OF THIS WONDERFULL MAN ALWAYS...Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: JERI BABSON - CHELSEA, MA
“The Chaput Family,
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Joe. We have so many fond memories of Joe and the rest of the Chaput family.
Thomas &...Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Anna & Thomas Finnegan - Saugus, MA
“The Chaput Family,I am deeply saddened by the loss of Joe, he was a great guy and I'll never forget that mischievous smile.
6 of 29 | Posted by: Jackie Finnegan - Chelsea, MA
“Eddie and family,
We are so sorry for your loss and hope that you find comfort in your memories.
B- and Dianne
7 of 29 | Posted by: B- (Bob) and Dianne Carr - NH
“So sorry to hear about Joey's passing. He was a good person and we all blessed to have had him in our lives. Nancy
8 of 29 | Posted by: A friend
“Joe, its been a long road for you. You lived your life on your terms, your way, not to be told by anyone how to live. I have to admire you for that....Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: john m chaput - wakefield, MA
“Brother Chappy, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. My deepest sympathies.
10 of 29 | Posted by: Michele Varney - USAirways
“To the entire Chaput family,My thought and prayers are with you all at this time. We often talk about our memories of all of us growing up together...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Linda Fraser-Stehm - Methuen, MA
“Beth I am so sorry for your loss. There are no words I know how hard you tried to do it all and you have to remember he is at peace with the other...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: J.B
“I remember Joe when he tended bar at Dick's..I used to pop in there once a week on his shift cause he was a riot to chat with...Then on my 50th b-day...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: Paul Sweeney - Chelsea, MA
May you rest in peace in the loving arms of the Lord. You were a great person. We will always have our memories of you in Chelsea. You...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Wayne and Gwen Griffin - Atkinson, NH
“You are in my thoughts and prayers during this very sad time of missing Joe. He had a special place in his Auntie Ethel and Uncle Joe's hearts. May...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Janet Boucher - Elk Gove, CA
“My heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time. May Joe rest in peace. He held a special place with his Aunt Ethel and...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Janet Boucher - Elk Grove, CA
“My condolences to entire faamily. Joe we had a lot of fun through High School and beyond. May you Rest in Peace, save a stool for me. Till we meet...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: Rick Tomasik - FL
“We have lost one of the good guys. Joe was so special in so many ways. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
18 of 29 | Posted by: Cheryl Christie Ames - FL
“Joey was a wonderful person and a great friend.Extending my condolences to the family and lifting you up in prayer. Joey will be missed.
19 of 29 | Posted by: Mamie Robinson-Lopez - Chelsea
“Truely saddened by the news of Joe's illnes & passing. Although, we had not been in touch in years my memories of Joe are of a warm & loving person...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Debbie (Sealey) Hickey - Revere,, MA
“My Sincerest Condolencesn3
21 of 29 | Posted by: Tony Smith - Chelsea - friend
“Sorry I can't be there, but Joe is in my thoughts and prayers. Lots of memories of our family gatherings when we were kids -- Fourth of July and New...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Joanne Deady - Danvers, MA
“Words can not express the sadness of such a wonderful person and friend, with the kindest heart I have ever known. I will miss you. May you rest in...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Kris Rheaume Rennie - Stoneham, MA
“We were so sad to hear of Joe's passing. Our thoughts are with you at this time. We will always remember Joe's help in chopping the wood at our...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Debbie Koczela - Goffstown, NH
“Deepest symphathies from Florence, Carol and Michael. Joe touched us with his kind visits and heartfelt memories.
25 of 29 | Posted by: Michael Discolo - Saugus, MA
“Our sympathies to Beth and the Chaput family. Joe was a remarkable man. Susan and I will miss him dearly.Bob and Susan Holden
26 of 29 | Posted by: Robert Holden - Northwood, NH
“To Beth, Grant and the entire Chaput family, I'm so sorry to hear that Joe passed away. I will always remember him from my childhood days. He was...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Ken Maddeford - Melrose, MA
“Beth my thoughts and prayers go out to you and family.Eddie (Sharon's Dad)
28 of 29 | Posted by: Ed Poste
“To the Chaput Family:
Very sorry to hear of the passing of Joe as we go way back in time as friends.
May he rest in peace.
Lillian Ciulla ans...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: Lillian Ciulla - chelsea, MA
CHAPUT, Joseph Michael- Of Wakefield, formerly of Beachmont and Chelsea, February 16th. Devoted companion of Beth Fronczak of Chelsea. Son of the late Arthur and Mildred (Bonds) Chaput. Beloved brother of Francine Chaput, A. Paul Chaput and his wife Carol Forte, Edward G. Chaput and James Chaput and his wife Cynthia Peach all of Wakefield, William S. Chaput and wife Danielle of Tewksbury and John Chaput and his wife Maria of Wakefield. Also lovingly survived by his son, Grant Tame, 2 grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service in the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Monday, February 20th at 10 AM. Visiting Hours in the Smith Funeral Home on Sunday from 2-6 PM. Committal Services are Private. Expressions of sympathy in Joe's name may be made to the Colon Cancer Alliance, Rhode Island Chapter, 1025 vermont Ave., NW, Suite 1066, Washington, DC 20005.
Born in Chelsea and residing here for 37 years before moving to the Beachmont section of Revere, Joseph passed away at the Wakefield Care and Rehabilitation Center after a courageous 19 month battle with cancer. A graduate of the Northeast Vocational High School, he was employed as a interior mill worker for Curuoflite Stairs on Spencer Ave in Chelsea and also worked as a bartender at Dick's Cafe in Cary Square.