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Joel L. York

January 23, 1955 ~ November 3, 2019 (age 64)


Joel L. York, 64, of Chaplin, CT died Sunday, November 3, 2019. Survived by his brother Walter “Kenny” of Chaplin; sister Cynthia Bibeau of Chaplin; step-brother Edward (Valerie) Garrison of Chaplin; and step-sisters Sandra LaChapelle of Canterbury and Sharon Garrison of Chaplin; Nieces and nephews Paula, Connie, Correna, Rhonda, Kenny, Pamela, Nicole, Kyra, Jake, Jennifer, and Jessica; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents Phyllis Burdick and Walter Kenneth York, Sr. Joel was a lifelong member of the Chaplin Volunteer Fire Department, collected model cars, and worked at the Willimantic Stop & Shop. His calling hours will be Friday, November 8, 2019 from 6:00-8:00pm at Potter Funeral Home 456 Jackson St. Willimantic, CT 06226. The memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Joel’s name to the Chaplin Volunteer Fire Dept. Rt 198 Chaplin, CT 06235 or to the Chaplin Congregational Church 43 Chaplin St, Chaplin, CT 06235. To sign the online memorial guestbook please visit

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Calling Hours
November 8, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Potter Funeral Home
456 Jackson Street
Willimantic, CT 06226

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