Wilfred Albert Chamberlain

December 15, 1919, May 13, 2018

Wilfred Chamberlain

Wilfred Albert Chamberlain, 98, of Beaumont, died Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Christus Hospital-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born on December 15, 1919, to Rose Anna Violette and Joseph Chamberlain, in Caribou, Maine. Wilfred was a veteran of the United States Navy having served in World War II and the Korean Conflict. He served in Civilian Conservation Corps in the late 1930’s. Wilfred was an avid fisherman, woodworker, gardener, and has traveled to all fifty states.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Chamberlain; daughters, Karen Holcomb and her husband, Haden, of Weatherford and Rose Mary Guidry and her husband, Michael, of Alvin; grandchildren, Kristen Pilkington and her husband, Jeff; Justin Holcomb; Amanda McKay and her husband, Michael; Janet Alcayaga and her husband, Eduardo; Brian Guidry and his wife, Brook; and Michelle Baker and her husband, Jared; nine great-grandchildren; and a special thanks to his sister-in-law, Nancy Fear.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dennis Chamberlain; sisters, Rita Gilbert, Gloria Brayall, and Lorraine Travers; brothers, Rueben Chamberlain and Leonard Chamberlain; sister, Juliette Chamberlain; and granddaughter, Ashley Ann Guidry.

A gathering of Mr. Chamberlain’s family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 18, 2018, at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 6825 Gladys Avenue, Beaumont. Interment will follow at China Cemetery, China.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Thursday, May 17, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Rosary
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Thursday, May 17, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church
6825 Gladys Beaumont, TX 77706
Friday, May 18, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Interment
China Cemetery
30.059930 Zzz94.344110

Comments (5)

  • NL

    21 June 2018 at 14:03 | #

    My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).

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  • Paul & Tabatha Ainsworth

    17 May 2018 at 13:39 | #

    We are so very saddened by the passing of Uncle Will. We will miss him & his stories. We pray for peace & comfort for everyone.

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  • Carolyn Ainsworth

    16 May 2018 at 22:05 | #

    I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Will's passing. I'll be praying for healing and comfort for you all. I am glad I was able to get to know him and enjoyed our visits. We will miss him and wish you peace during this difficult time.

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  • Jimmy Ainsworth

    16 May 2018 at 19:52 | #

    I have so many wonderful memories of Uncle Will and am so saddened at his passing. He was a great husband and father and lived a full and happy life. He will be deeply missed.

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  • Jessica Montanez

    16 May 2018 at 13:34 | #

    So sorry for your loss. I know he will be greatly missed!

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