Kenneth Chandler

April 14, 1936 ~ November 12, 2020 (age 84)


Kenneth W. Chandler, 84, of La Plata, Maryland passed away at his residence on November 12, 2020.

He was born and raised in Morganfield, Kentucky.

Ken honored his country serving in the United States Airforce followed by a career with the Navy Department Bureau of Medicine and Surgery in Washington, D.C.

Ken was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. He loved his family and his country.  He enjoyed sports, gardening, his friends and neighbors, and vacationing in Bethany Beach, Delaware. He was a fair and just man who will always be remembered for his bellowing laughter.

Ken is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary Elizabeth; daughters, Allison Garagusi (Robert) and Hope Baier (Michael); grandchildren Brendon, Christian, and Caroline Garagusi; April Monks (William), Michael Baier, Jr. (Holly), Julia and Aubrey Baier; great-grandchildren Brooke Monks, Jude and Piper Baier.

Visitation on Wednesday, November 18th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sacred Heart Church, 201 St. Mary’s Ave, La Plata, MD.  Funeral mass on Thursday, November 19th at 10:00 a.m. Sacred Heart Church. Internment immediately following at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Restorers of Mount Carmel Preservation Fund, P.O. Box 1795, La Plata, Maryland 20646 and the Sacred Heart Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 1390, La Plata, Maryland 20646.

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November 18, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
201 St Mary's Ave.
LaPlata, MD 20646

Funeral Mass
November 19, 2020

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
201 St Mary's Ave.
LaPlata, MD 20646

Interment following Funeral Mass
November 19, 2020

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church Cemetery
300 St. Marys Ave.
LaPlata, MD 20646

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