Harry “Chet” Wentworth

Born: Sat., Oct. 9, 1926
Died: Sun., Apr. 1, 2018


10:00 AM to 11:30 AM, Fri., Apr. 06, 2018
Location: Jackman Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

12:00 PM Fri., Apr. 06, 2018
Location: St. Patricks C hurch

Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries

Music by The Piano Brothers

Grafton- Harry C. “Chet” Wentworth, 91, passed away on April 1, 2018 after a period of declining health surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Irene A. (Mercier) Wentworth.
    He is also survived by a son Alan E. Wentworth of Whitinsville, a daughter Cheryl A. Wentworth of Douglas; 4 grandchildren Jesse, Alison, Amber, and Adam; 8 great-grandchildren; a half sibling Candace King of Piedmont, SC; and several nephews, great nephews, and a special niece Betty Ann Poudier of Uxbridge. He was predeceased by a son Arthur H. Wentworth, who passed in 2003.    
    Born on October 9, 1926 he was the son of Arthur Wentworth and Irma (Sweet) Wentworth and grew up in Upton. Chet worked for the Draper Co. in Hopedale where he first met his love, Irene. He also worked for the former Whitin Machine Works Co. for many years, and then as a computer data processor for General Electric in Ashland, where he worked until his retirement in 1988. He proudly served in the US Navy during the WWII era receiving a WWII Victory Medal, and an American Theatre Medal. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Mumford Council#365 as a fourth degree knight, the Grafton Green Acres Assoc., and the Grafton Senior Center. He was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, and for the Peace of Bread Program. He enjoyed stamp collecting, visiting flea markets, golfing, and winters spent with his wife in FL where they had gone for 15 years. He was a man of great faith, and was a 65 year member of St. Patrick’s Church.
    His funeral will be held on Fri. April 6 in St. Patrick’s Church, 1 Cross St., Whitinsville with a Mass at 12 noon. Burial will be held  in Worcester County Memorial Park, 217 Richard's Ave., Paxton on Wed. April 11 at 2pm with full Military honors. Calling hours at the funeral home in Whitinsville, 12 Spring St., will be held Fri. April 6 from 10:00-11:30am. In lieu of flowers, donations in Chet’s memory may be made to the American Lung Assoc., PO Box 7000, Albert Lea, MN 56007-8001. To leave a condolence message for his family please visit: http://www.JackmanFuneralHomes.com

Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Free delivery to our funeral home & save on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

Leslie Christman
   Posted Wed April 04, 2018
Wishing the family peace in this time of loss.
with love, Leslie & family

Sharon McLeam
   Posted Wed April 04, 2018
Dear Cheryl and Family, So sorry for your loss! Your Dad sounds like a great man! You were very lucky to have him as a Dad. May he rest in peace and may your memories bring you and your family comfort. XXOO

Joe reidy
   Posted Wed April 04, 2018
To the Wentworth family my heart and thoughts are with you all during this awful time may he Rest In Peace and look down to all of you

Kelley Horner
   Posted Thu April 05, 2018
Cheryl and family,

I am so sorry for your loss. If you need anything please let me know. I can cover appointments if you need me to. Your in my prayers.


Cindy Bokoski
   Posted Thu April 05, 2018
Dear Cheryl & Family,
I am so sorry about your loss. He is now in Heaven at peace. Lean on God during this difficult as He will calm the waters, etc. With sympathy & caring.

June Enos
   Posted Sat April 07, 2018
Irene - I am so sorry. Enjoyed Chet at bingo - h em was such asweetie.
Hugs June Enos

Wally and Sandy Smith
   Posted Mon April 09, 2018
Our sympathy to the entire Wentworth family. We have known you all for years. Irene, my Cub Scout leader back in the day.

Dan Peloquin
   Posted Thu April 12, 2018
So sorry to hear Pop will be missed by many and I'll never forget him.

Copyright © 2019 Jackman Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved.    | Website by CFS |