February 5, 1931 - April 8, 2020
Doris Louise (Hunter) McChesney, 89, widow of Robert E. McChesney, of Staunton, died Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at her residence. She was born February 5, 1931 in Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Carroll George and Erlyn (Brose) Hunter. She graduated from the Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Baltimore in 1951 as a Registered Nurse. She served as an office nurse for pediatricians and later was employed as an instructor for office medical assistants. After moving to Staunton, she worked as a realtor and subsequently became a caregiver for Home Instead. She was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church for 34 years and served on the Board of Trustees. She was also a volunteer for the Trinity lunch program. Family members include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert H. and Shelley McChesney of California; a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn McChesney and Benjamin Rubalcaba of Baltimore, MD; a sister, Jean Glatfelter of Seven Valleys, PA; and four grandchildren, Morgan and Chandler McChesney and Tyler and Joseph Rubalcaba. Also surviving is a niece Laurie Rizzardo and husband David and their children Jared Rizzardo and Caitlin Riddle and husband Chad. After a long wait for COVID-19 to fade away, we are ready to honor the life of my Mom, Dottie McChesney. We will be having a Celebration of Life Service in Staunton, VA at her church, St. John's United Methodist, on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 3 pm, followed by a reception at the church. Subsequently, we will have a Graveside Service at the New Freedom Cemetery on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 11 am, followed by a luncheon at her childhood church, Trinity United Methodist. Our family hopes you will be able to celebrate her life with us. Memorials may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1716 N. Augusta Street, Staunton, VA 24401 or Hospice of the Shenandoah, c/o Augusta Health Foundation, P.O. Box 1000, Fishersville, VA 22939. Henry Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.henryfuneralhome.net.
Doris Louise (Hunter) McChesney, 89, widow of Robert E. McChesney, of Staunton, died Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at her residence. She was born February 5, 1931 in Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Carroll George and Erlyn (Brose) Hunter. She... View Obituary & Service Information
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