Passing of Thomas Chegash

Thomas Chegash, longtime member of American Legion Post 6, Chapel Hill,  passed away on June 24th.  He has served in several officer positions during our recent Post Renewal and Revitalization Program that led to the building of our new post home.  Thomas was very active in community veteran affairs and was a founding member of the Chapel Hill Veterans Memorial which led to the formation of the Orange County Veterans Memorial.

His obituary and other information appears at Walker’s Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, website.

Funeral Arrangements are as follows:

  • Visitation – Wednesday, June 29, 2022 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Walker’s Funeral Home, 120 W Franklin St., Chapel Hill NC 27516
  • Funeral Mass – Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 2:30 pm at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 940 Carmichael St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • Burial – is immediately following funeral mass and will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery, Legion Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
  • Reception – is immediately following the burial at St. Thomas More Catholic Church Friends and Family Hall
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