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Daniel L. Chess, CPA, CVA

November 18, 1952 ~ March 31, 2018 (age 65)

Daniel L. Chess, CPA, CVA, Uniontown, Pa.

     Daniel L. Chess, CPA, CVA, 65 of Uniontown, Pa. passed away after a lengthly illness at home on Saturday, March 31, 2018.

     He was born November 18, 1952 in Uniontown, Pa. the son of Raymond N. Chess and Kathryn Marie (French) Chess.

     His parents; brother, Larry Chess; nephew, Paul Chess and brother-in-law, Greg Smalley all preceded him in death.

     Dan was a graduate of Fairchance-Georges Class of 1970 and Penn State University Class of 1974.

     He was one of the founding partners of Smith, Lewis, Chess and Company.

     Dan was a board member of the former Smithfield State Bank, a former member of the Penn State Advisory Board, Smithfield Rotary Club and a current member of B.P.O.E. Lodge # 370 in Uniontown.

     He was a member of St. Therese de Lisieux Parish in Uniontown where he served on the Finance Council and served on the Finance Council of the Greensburg Diocese.

     Dan always loved to golf.

     Surviving are his loving family, his wife of 45 years, Susan (Smalley) Chess; children, Amy Walters and husband Denn, Uniontown, Pa. and Jason Chess, Uniontown, Pa.; three grandchildren, Tristan, Mya and Danny Walters; brothers, Raymond J. Chess and wife Nan, Smithfield, Pa. and Bob Chess and wife Debbie, Smithfield, Pa.; sister-in-law, Linda Chess; brother-in-law, Robert Smalley and wife Dolly; sister-in-law, Becky Smalley; many nieces and nephews and his loving dog, “Carly”

     The family will greet friends and family in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 until 9:15 a.m. when Prayers of Transfer will be said. The Funeral Mass follows at 10:00 a.m. in St. Therese de Lisieux Parish, 61 Mill Street, Uniontown, Pa. Entombment will follow in Resurrection Mausoleum, Mount Saint Macrina Cemetery, Uniontown, Pa.

     Parish Wake Service Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.

     B.P.O.E. Lodge # 370 will have a service Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Therese de Lisieux Parish, 61 Mill Street, Uniontown, Pa. 15401 or ALS Association, Western Pa. Chapter, 416 Lincoln Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15209.

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