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Ralph Chamberlain

April 21, 1939 — September 2, 2021

Ralph L. Chamberlain Sr.

Ralph L. Chamberlain Sr., 82, of Albion; passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, September 2nd. Ralph was born on April 21, 1939; to the late Floyd Russell and Mary (Griffis) Chamberlain of Albion.

Ralph served in the Army from 1960-1964 as a sharpshooter. He worked at the Girard Tannery for many years. Besides working, Ralph also had a lifelong passion for music. He became a Nashville recording artist under the name “Ralph Chamberlain and the Easy Boys”.

Along with his passion for music; Ralph had other hobbies such as; working on cars, collecting different things, and writing songs such as “Juke Box on the Moon”.

Alongside his parents, Ralph is preceded in death by two sisters; Rosemary Lasher and Linda Horvath; a Great Granddaughter Charlee Bush, and a grandson Correy Sandell.

He is survived in death by his loving wife of 49 years; Juanita Chamberlain (Married in 1971) of Albion, and his children; Ralph Chamberlain Jr. of Albion, Loretta (John Dickey) Baldwin of Meadville; Jennifer (Teo Serrano) Chamberlain of West Springfield; Melinda (John Frombach) Chamberlain and Jerry (Carlie) Chamberlain of Albion; Sharon Suscheck and Scot (Kim) Dickerson of West Springfield. He is also survived in death by three sisters; Blanche (Jack) Gehrlein of Erie, Alice Chamberlain Sawdy of San Jose, California; and Sandy (Tony) Armijo of Texas. Along with two brothers; Russell (Cathy) Chamberlain of Wiley, Texas; Edward “Sonney” Chamberlain of Albion; 23 Grandchildren and 14 Great-Grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to pay their respects at the Jean Evans Thompson Funeral Home; 11883 Main Street, East Springfield, PA on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 from 2 to 4 and 6 until the time of the service at 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made payable to the Jean Evans Thompson  Funeral Home.

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

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East Springfield, PA

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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