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Chester R. "Chet" King

August 11, 1945 March 29, 2021
Chester R. "Chet" King
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Obituary for Chester R. "Chet" King

Swanton - Chester R. “Chet” King, 75, passed away Monday March 29, 2021, at the Essex Center in Elizabethtown N.Y.

Chester was born on August 11, 1945, in Saint Albans VT, to Roland and Helen (Underwood) King.

He graduated from Bellows Free Academy in 1963 and then enlisted in the United States Army, with an honorable discharge in 1966. After his service he married Jacqueline Duval on April 1969 in Saint Albans VT. For over 30 years, until his retirement, Chet worked for GE/ General Dynamics. Chet enjoyed watching hockey and playing card games.

Survivors include his wife, Jackie, two sons; Kevin M. King, his wife, Carrisa of Texas and their son, Kaden, Kevin’s daughter, Ashlyn of VT; Eric C. King and his partner, Corrina of Saint Albans VT and his daughter, Aurora. Four sisters; Betty Powell, Winifred Pilon, Sandra Manning all of Saint Albans VT., and Virginia Hilliker of Essex Junction VT, in addition to several nieces and nephews.

There will be no public service. Burial will take place at Saint Mary’s Cemetery in Swanton VT.

Contributions in Chet’s memory can be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, Virginia 22215.

Arrangements are through the Heald Funeral Home, where messages of condolence are welcome at

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Event Information

At his request, there are no services.

Cemetery Details


Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Canada Street
Swanton, VT 05478

Canada Street Swanton 05478 VT
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Diabetes Association,

New England Chapter
P. O. Box 7023
Merrifield, VA 22116-7023

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