Chiarello, Francis "Chuck", - 64, of Milmay, Francis Charles "Chuck" Chiarello 64, of Milmay, passed away peacefully on December 5, 2019 in the Atlanticare Medical Center in Atlantic City surrounded by his family and friends. Chuck was born in New York City to the late Francis D. and Blanche (Liebman) Chiarello before moving to Atlantic City. He was predeceased by his younger brother Francis Dominick, in 1965. Chuck attended grammar school at Friends School in Atlantic City, and was a graduate of Holy Spirit High School, Absecon, class of 1973. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business / Marketing in 1977 from Richard Stockton College, Pomona. His education continued with the Human Resource Development Institute / Fairleigh Dickenson University, Certified Public Manager, Rutgers University Government Studies, and Atlantic County Fire School. Chuck was a self - employed sales rep for 28 years. Chuck's passion was serving as Mayor of Buena Vista Township, Atlantic County for 23 years, and was elected 28 years as a Township Committeeman. He also gave his heart to various committees throughout the township. He was proud to serve as past president of the NJ League of Chuck was the Past President of the New Jersey Conference of Mayors. Chuck served as Chairman of the Atlantic County Democratic Committee from 1998 - 2004. He was a member of the Atlantic County Mayors Association serving a 2 year term as President. He was proud of his past membership in the Milmay Volunteer Fire Co. where he served as firefighter and secretary. He is survived by his wife of 42 years Cheryl (DeRosa) Chiarello; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Lois and Stanley Kotova; nephew and nieces Stanley M. and Daria, Brandi and Bill Dittus; great nieces and nephews Alexander and Nicholas Kotova, and Zachary and Gabrielle Dittus. Chuck also leaves behind his beloved animal friends, dog Noah, and cat Jerry. A funeral home visitation will be held on Saturday December 14, from 11am to 2pm followed by a funeral service at 2:00 PM from Rone Funeral Service, Vineland. Final disposition will be private ARRANGEMENTS are under the supervision of Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360 To send online condolences please visit our website at

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