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John "Joe" Chalfant

September 4, 1928 — June 5, 2018

John J. Chalfant, age 89, of Ft. Wright, KY passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Joe began his working career with Kroger, he would later move to American Tobacco before retiring from the United States Post Office. He was the owner of Delta Wholesale and recently worked for the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau and volunteered at the Elder Hostel. Joe was an Army Veteran stationed in Germany during the Korean War. He proudly served his country with his duty in the military and was excited to take part in the Honor Flight with fellow veterans. Joe coached his kids in knothole baseball and loved spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary Chalfant; first wife, Mary Jo Chalfant (1990); brothers, Dan and Robert Chalfant. Joe is survived by his second wife, JoAnn Nienaber-Chalfant (Nee Battaglia); children, John Chalfant (Kim), Tina Schierberg (Ken), Tim Chalfant (Julie), Mike Chalfant (Karen), Julie Voorhees (Darran), Joe Chalfant, Marty Nienaber (fiancé Emily) and Mike Nienaber (Judy); siblings, Louis R. Chalfant and Mary Beth Dowd; sister-in-law, Rose Chalfant; 20 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation will take place on Friday, June 8, 2018 at St. Agnes Church from 4:00 PM until the Mass of Christian Burial begins at 7:00 PM. Interment will be held the following day Saturday, June 9, 2018, at St. Mary Cemetery at 11:00 AM. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Sisters of Notre Dame St. Joseph Heights 1601 Dixie Hwy, Park Hills, KY 41011 and/or Redwood Rehabilitation Center 71 Orphanage Rd, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017 and/or National Honor Flight Honor Flight, Inc. Attn: Diane Gresse 175 South Tuttle Road Springfield, OH 45505.

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Visitation

Friday, June 8, 2018

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, June 8, 2018

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, June 8, 2018

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Burial

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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