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Dale H. Chubb

July 6, 1943 February 21, 2018
Dale H. Chubb
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Obituary for Dale H. Chubb

Dale H. Chubb, 74, of Danville passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2018. Born July 6, 1943, he was the son of the late Mildred and Melvin Chubb and grew up in Mowry, PA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine M. (Caruso) Chubb who died April 8, 2015, after 48 years of marriage.
Dale enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as soon as he was legally able to do so and spent his 17th birthday at the Marine Corps boot camp in Paris Island, S.C. After his military service took him to Puerto Rico, Cuba, Africa, and Okinawa he served two tours of duty in Vietnam, earning three Purple Hearts and two Presidential Unit Citations. While serving in Vietnam, Dale was stationed in Khe Sahn, as Platoon Sargeant of a sniper platoon where he was a part of operations Scotland and Pegasus. Additionally he was in the first wave of an operation designed to take Hill 881 and was assigned to the storied Ist Battalion, 9th Marines, a unit known as the “Walking Dead” for its high casualty rate in Vietnam. As a proud marine, Dale was happy to share the stories of his service with school children studying the Vietnam War and with anyone else who would listen.
After an honorable discharge from the military, Dale began working at the Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary as a corrections officer and retired with 20 years of service.
Surviving are Dales’ three brothers: Robert Chubb and his wife Alice of Ashland, Gary Chubb and his wife Donna of Bechtelsville, Randy Chubb and his wife Cora of Yankeetown, Fl. and numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving are his cousins Tim, Beth, Kyle, and Logan Mauk who affectionately called him “Uncle Dale” and spent many hours with him. Along with the family mentioned above, Dale is survived by his fiancé Kathy Whitenight who he planned to marry on March 5, 2018. Services will be held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with military honors at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice in Dale’s memory. Rothermel-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Elysburg, PA is in charge of arrangements.


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Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Final Resting Place

RR 2 Box 484
Annville, PA 17003

RR 2 Box 484 Annville 17003 PA
United States
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