Joseph E. Staveley of Chelmsford, MA

1941 - 2022

Visitation

June 11, 2022
Small service 6:30 P.M.
The Establishment, 75 Princeton St., Chelmsford, MA 01863

Funeral

June 11, 2022
Celebration of Life 6-9 P.M.
The Establishment, 75 Princeton St., Chelmsford, MA 01863

Joseph E. Staveley
of Chelmsford, MA

Joseph E. Staveley, 81, a longtime Chelmsford resident passed away Monday June 6, 2022 at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Joe was born in Lowell, MA on June 7th 1941 to the late Ada (Coldwell) and Guy Staveley.  He graduated from Chelmsford High School, with the class of 1960.

Joseph proudly served in the US Airforce from 1962-1969 and continued to serve his community for over 10 years as a Chelmsford Firefighter. He was self-employed for many years as a real estate appraiser and property owner, where he took great pride in the maintaining of his properties.

He was a former member of the Tyngsboro Sportsman Club and a Bowling League in Lowell.  He fell in love with travel during his time in the service and continued to enjoy worldly travel throughout his life.  Joe loved going to morning coffee with ‘ the guys’ and he especially enjoyed fishing with his long time friend Dickie Magiera.

Joseph is preceded in death by his grandson Shane Bartlett, his sister Doris Buzzell and brother Guy Staveley Jr.

Joseph is survived by his daughter, Pamela Staveley-Ducharme of Chelmsford, Massachusetts; two grandchildren- Kassandra Ducharme of Okemas, MI and Jayson Ducharme of Lowell, MA; two adopted grandchildren- Brandon Roberge of Nashua, NH and Cole Senior of Lowell, MA;  his  “other adopted daughter” Jennifer Tripp of Chelmsford MA; his brother Donald Staveley of Hudson, New Hampshire, many nephews and a niece and many friends as well as his “Texas Dream Girl” Sheila Noble.

As Joe’s family, we wish to extend our sincere gratitude to Sheila Noble for bringing out a side of Joe that we never knew existed and Dr. El-Jawahri and the oncology team at Mass General Hospital-Thank you for our extra time together that would not have not been possible without you.

Celebration of life to be held from 6 -9 pm this Saturday night (6/11) at the Establishment 75 Princeton St. Chelmsford MA 01863 with a small service at 6:30 p.m.

ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.

7 Condolences for Joseph E. Staveley of Chelmsford, MA

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    Constance Zukowski

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    Sorry for your loss of your father Pam. I’m sure you will miss him a great deal. He was always there for you ,good or bad. Try to remember the better days that you had with him, more than the past few. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I love you. Mom

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    Suzanne Henderson

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    So very sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. You were always the light of his life. Hope you will remember him in some of the little things that meant something special to you both. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
    Love you,
    Aunt Sue

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    Linda Cassidy

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    Pamm and family,
    My heart goes out to all of you at this time. He sounds li,e a special person. Although I never got to meet him in person, I feel that knowing who he raised says a lot about him. Being a daughter who alao lost her dad a short time ago, I feel your pain. Remember everything, forget nothing! He will always be a great part of you.
    Love Your Sunshine

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    Linda Cassidy

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    Pamm and family,
    My heart goes out to all of you at this time. He sounds like a special person. Although I never got to meet him in person, I feel that knowing who he raised says a lot about him. Being a daughter who also lost her dad a short time ago, I feel your pain. Remember everything, forget nothing! He will always be a great part of you.
    Love Your Sunshine

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    Judy & Len Fudge

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    Pam, so very sorry for your loss. My husband and I never met you, but we certainly know that you were your Dad’s shining light along with his “Texas Dream Girl”. Len and I are so very glad that Joe came into our life. We loved his fishing and other stories. Sending hugs.

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    Sheila Noble

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    Pam my love goes out to you, your, family and many friends of Joe. This “Texas Girl” as he referred me as, will miss him dearly but will never forget his thoughtfulness, caring, fun loving individual and the love he showed to me. Thank you for accepting me into his life and you taking so good care of your dad.❤️

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    Karen & Artie Miller

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    Pam,
    We are so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing! I’m the sister of you Dad’s “Texas Dream Girl” We all had fun playing scat with him, even though he was a bugger to beat!!

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