1951 - 2012
Thomas Chafey, 60, of Strawberry, passed away Nov. 18, 2012. He was born Nov. 21, 1951 in Elizabeth, N.J.
He was an avid craftsman; most recently refinishing antique furniture. He spent most of his business career owning a food service and catering business.
He and his wife Beth raised their family in Gilbert.
Mr. Chafey is survived by his wife, Beth; daughter, Charissa Burns; son, Rick Chafey; and grandchildren, Tommy, Brendan, Jake, Ryan, Sami and Allison.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 29 at Valley of the Sun Mausoleum Chapel, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Chandler.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower, Phoenix, AZ 85014 or the American Cancer Society.