Ernest Chisler

Obituary of Ernest Chisler

Ernest E. Chisler, 85, of East Killingly, CT passed away July 21, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 10, 1933 in Morgantown, WV, son of the late Orval and Geraldine (Sneed) Chisler. He was the beloved husband of Carole Coutu-Chisler. 

Ernest served with the United States Air Force in the 3610th Motor Vehicle Squadron for over ten years stationed in Harlingen, TX , Japan and Guam. He was awarded with the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Ernest was a lifelong member of the East Killingly VFW. He enjoyed deep sea fishing trips, liked to hunt in his earlier years and loved the ocean. He was an avid sports fan, following the New York Yankees and the Buffalo Bills.  Ernest worked for Anchor Glass Container for 30 years as an Upkeep Mechanic in the hot end and for almost 20 years worked at Walmart as the door greeter.

He leaves his wife Carole Coutu-Chisler; his sons Ernest E. Chisler, Jessie Chisler and Gary Chisler; his daughter Carol Chisler; his step children Michelle Coutu, Jeremy Coutu and wife Dayle Hyatt-Coutu, Sarah Coutu, Brenda and Michael; Several grand and great grandchildren. His brothers Clarence, Junior and Roger; his sister Dolores. 

Calling hours will be Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 11:00 to 12:00 PM at Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds Street, Danielson, CT. A Funeral Service will follow at 12:00 PM Noon at the Funeral Home with Military Honors. Share a memory at

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