Obituary: James S. Chalke, 84

January 24, 1936 – June 25, 2020

Chalke, James S. of Lancaster, June 25th. Fiancée of Ann Doherty of Reading. Father of Shane and Monique Chalke of NC, Stephen Chalke, and his wife Karen Mayeda of VA, Cheryl Chalke of Phillipston and Lisa Smith and her husband Charles Fisher of NJ. Grandpa of Stephen, Priscilla, and Jillian. Papa of Olivia, Garrett, Jesse, Mila, and Chase. James is also survived by Michael and his wife Julie Doherty and Shannon and her husband Sean Doherty.

in the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St. (corner of Park St. and Rte. 28), NORTH READING, at Reading Line on Tuesday, June 30th at 12pm. Interment Wood End Cemetery, Reading.

James worked for New England Electric System for 36 years, Arthur D. Little for 4 years. He was a part-time Police Officer in Lancaster and a member of the Board of Directors for Central One Federal Credit Union for 35 years.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in James’ name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.

Due to current restrictions in place, we may need to limit the number of visitors. Staff will be on hand for assistance. Face covering is REQUIRED to enter the funeral home and must be worn at all times.

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