Richard I. Chase

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Richard I. Chase

May 31, 1953 - December 22, 2015

EXETER, NH: Richard Irving Chase “Rick”, 62, died December 22, 2015, at Exeter Center, Exeter, N.H.

He was born May 31, 1953, in Rumford, Maine, son of the late Robert Irving Chase and Lorraine (Hutchinson) Chase.

Rick was a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, earning his degree in Hydrology. He worked many years in the field of environmental consulting, including 10 years with Nobis Engineering in Manchester, N.H. Rick was a former longtime resident of Kingston, N.H.

He greatly enjoyed music, nature, and spending time with his family.

Rick is survived by his former wife, Katherine Chase of Exeter, formerly of Kingston; two daughters, Lauren Chase and Joanna Chase both of Exeter, formerly of Kingston; sister, Barbara Chase of Sarasota, Fla.; brother, Stephen Chase of Danville, N.H.; sister, Jane Styne of Virginia Beach, Va.; brother, Peter Chase of Hampstead, N.H.; sister, Kathleen Dennis of Danville, N.H.; brother, Robert Chase Jr. of Danville, N.H.; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, January 2, 2016, at the Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Route 111A, Brentwood, NH. Burial will be in Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, ME, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Compassionate Care Hospice, 25 Nashua Road, Building E, Suite 3, Londonderry, NH 03053. For more information, please visit
Published on January 7, 2016
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