Ronald George Chambers, 88, of Higganum, husband of the late Janice (Ford) Chambers, died Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Middlesex Hospital. 

Ron Chamber - LancraftHe was born in Fort Fairfield, ME, the son of the late Charles D. Chambers, Sr. and Beatrice (Delano) Chambers. A veteran of the Korean War, Ronald served with the US Navy. He had a long career with Pratt and Whitney as a product support manager and retired in the mid-1980's. 

In retirement, Ron enjoyed many years and many new friends dealing antiques and pewter. He was also a member of the Plainfield Fife and Drum Corp before joining Lancraft, where he was a longtime member. 

He is survived by his son, Scott D. Chambers and his wife Denise Muggleston of Higganum; grandchildren, Kate (Shields) Collins and her husband William of Texas, John Shields of Middletown, and Andrew Chambers and his wife Sarah of Higganum; great-grandchildren, Lillian and Tobias Chambers; sisters-in-law, Shirley Chambers and Nora Chambers. He was predeceased by his daughter, Donna Lynn (Chambers) and son-in-law Thomas (Skip) Shields; brothers, Charles "Mickey" D. Chambers, Jr., and Roger Chambers. 

Those who wish may send memorial donations in his memory to:

  • First Congregational Church, P.O. Box 156, Cromwell, CT 06416
  • Middlesex Health Hospice Program, c/o Middlesex Health, Office of Philanthropy, 28 Crescent Street, Middletown, CT 06457 or at:
  • Alzheimer's Association at:


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