John Farquhar Chatfield Jr., beloved husband, father and grandfather, died peacefully on December 24, 2012, surrounded by his family at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was 92 years old and a long-time resident of Easton.
Mr. Chatfield was born on November 27, 1920 in Bridgeport, the son of John F. Chatfield and Helen Norcross Lewis Chatfield. John spent his early years in Bridgeport, moving to Easton in 1933. He was a 1939 graduate of Bassick High School and a graduate of Syracuse University, Class of 1944, where he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity. John met the love of his life, Priscilla Anne Noyes, at Syracuse University. John and Priscilla were blessed to share over 68 years of marriage.