Russell C.


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Caribou - Russell C. "Chipper" Getchell III died May 13, 2019, at Caribou. He was born in Caribou, June 8, 1950, the son of Russell and Ruth (Norris) Getchell Jr.
Chipper was a 1969 graduate of Caribou High School, was employed as the course manager at the Loring Golf Club for a number of years and was also employed as a state certified concrete inspector, working for several inspection companies in several states. He was an avid golfer, was a member of the Presque Isle Fish and Games Club, and was a former member of the Caribou Lions Club. Chipper also enjoyed riding his Harley and attending various motorcycle events around the country.
Surviving in addition to his mother, Ruth of Caribou are his brother, David Getchell and wife, Kathy, of Upper Kent, N.B., Canada; his sister Mary Gagnon and husband, Russell, of Caribou; nieces and nephews, Troy, Sherri Lynn, Linda, Melissa, Mark, Jessica and Mindy; special great nieces and nephews, Zoey, Melanie, Dylan, Hannah, Olivia, Addy, Ethan and Hunter; a brother-in-law, Mark Barthelemy of Fort Kent; and Special cousin, Howard Getchell and wife, Kim, of Caribou. Chip was predeceased by his father and his sister. Cathie Barthelemy.
The family invites all to gather on Chippers birthday Saturday June 8, 2019, from 1 - 3 p.m. at the Caribou VFW, for a time of fellowship and refreshments and to celebrate Chipper's life. Friends wishing to contribute in his memory may do so through he Shriners Hospital, St Jude's Hospital or the Jimmy Fund. Arrangements by the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou.
Published on May 15, 2019
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9 posts

Marilla Giberson Cushman
May 25, 2019
Sending thoughts and prayers to Chip's family. Will raise a glass in his honor and memory at our 50th class reunion in July.
Sharon Forbes Magargle
May 19, 2019
I had my first dance with Chipper at a Caribou Junior High School dance. Something that I remember fondly to this day. He will be missed by all lives that he has touched.
Jean Albair Bouchard
May 18, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time!

Jeannie Albair Bouchard
Carolyn (Maxwell) Blanchet
May 16, 2019
So sorry for the loss of a dear child of God. May the Lord's hand be on your family and loved ones during this time of sorrow. God Bless
Dana Hardacker
May 16, 2019
Joey Anderson
May 16, 2019
May you rest in peace now. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and loved ones.

Sincerely, Joey
Greta Bouchard
May 15, 2019
So sorry for your loss.May God and your precious memories bring you comfort in the days to come.
Nancy (Brewster) Goff
May 15, 2019
So sorry for the loss of your loved one.
May 15, 2019