Donald Chandler Dies in Connecticut

Donald Chandler Donald Chandler of Wethersfield, Conn., beloved husband for 24 years of Susan Chandler, passed away after a brief illness on Wednesday, March 25. He was 67 years old.
Born in Newport, RI, on June 16, 1947, he was the son of the late Theodore and Dorothy Chandler. Don earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Purdue University. He was the owner and operator of his own computer consulting company, MaxIT. An avid sailor, he was a member of the Wethersfield Yacht Club and an active member of the West Hartford Rotary Club, and the District Governor nominee for Rotary District 7890. In addition, Don was an active board member of the Wethersfield Chamber of Commerce and president of BNI.
Don and his wife, Susan, lived on St. Thomas, U.S.V.I., prior to moving to Connecticut in 2012. He was past president of Rotary Club of St. Thomas and past assistant governor for District 7020.
A loving husband, father and grandfather, Don will be dearly missed by his wife, Susan; his daughter, Rebecca DeBerry and her husband John of Texas; and granddaughter, Andrea DeBerry. Special thanks to the Hartford Hospital Cardiac Care Unit and the staff of Tufts Medical Center for their exceptional care.
A Celebration of Life was held for Don on Sunday, March 30, at the Wethersfield Yacht Club. Burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
The D’Esopo Funeral Chapel, Wethersfield has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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