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Fredendall Funeral Home
Monday November 14th, 2022
4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Tuesday November 15th, 2022

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South Berne Cemetery
Tuesday November 15th, 2022

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Airetta Chase

Chase, Airetta – Feura Bush

Airetta Chase of Feura Bush, former longtime resident of East Berne died peacefully at her home November 6th with her loving family by her side. She was 99. Born September 10th, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Eleanor Joslin-Pitcher. Beloved wife of the late Edward Chase Jr.

Airetta was a proud graduate of Berne-Knox-Westerlo High School and worked for GE during World War II.  She married Edward in what would be a forever love following his tour of duty overseas and the two raised a family of five children.

Airetta is survived by her children: Patricia Chase, Elaine (Joel Winne) Chase and Timothy Chase; her Grandchildren Gabrielle (Ronald) Shultes, Shanna (Jay) Becker, and Zachary Edward Chase; cherished Great Grandmother and Great-Great Grandmother to several Great Grandchildren and Great-Great Grandchildren. Also survived by her brother, Theodore (Mary Lou) Pitcher and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to Airetta’s husband Edward she was predeceased by her sons Edward III and Thomas Chase.

Family and Friends are invited to visit with Airetta’s family Monday November 14th 4-6PM in the Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main Street Altamont. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday November 15th at 11:30AM in the funeral home, interment immediately following in South Berne Rural Cemetery, Berne.

In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation in Airetta’s memory to Disabled American Veterans (DAV) PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-9916.


Mrs. Chase was one of the nicest lady's I ever new. I spent quite a bit of time there for a few. She will be greatly missed.

Dave Filkins Nov 12 2022 1:13 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Airetta Chase

Dave Filkins Nov 12 2022 1:10 PM

I remember her Mother so well, she was my favorite when I was little. All a very long time ago now. God bless RIP 🙏❤️🙏

Kathy (Crosby) McIntyre Nov 11 2022 10:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Airetta Chase

Lance and Sue LaTant Nov 11 2022 6:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Airetta Chase

Holly Pitcher Nov 10 2022 7:52 PM