Sally J Chigas

Birth: June 2nd, 1933
Death: December 21st, 2014
Age: 81 years

Sally J. Chigas, age 81, of Clifford, Michigan, died peacefully Sunday, December 21, 2014 at Marlette Hospice Residence in Marlette, Michigan. 


She born June 2, 1933 in Lapeer, Michigan, daughter to the late Herbert and Ina (Scarlett) Ross.


She graduated from Almont High School in 1951.


She married Stephen H. Chigas October 25, 1952 in Almont, Michigan.  He preceded her in death April 23, 2009.


Mrs. Chigas worked for the Utica Community Schools system, in Utica, Michigan from 1968 to 1983.   She and her husband then moved to California to be closer to the grandchildren.  While in California Sally worked in the Glendora School System until her retirement in 1993.


In 2001 they moved back to Michigan and resided in Clifford, Michigan to be closer to her nieces and nephew Robert and Nancy Phillips.


Sally was a member of the First Congregational Church in Rochester, Michigan, Glendora Presbyterian Church in Glendora, California and presently a member of Marlette First Presbyterian Church in Marlette, Michigan where she sang in the church choir and belonged to the Presbyterian Woman’s Club.


She is survived by;

Harry & Arlene Chigas (Son) of Marlette, Grandchildren, Stephen & Johanna Chigas of Colorado, Ryan & Brooke Wilkinson and Stephanie & Mark Lefler of Marlette, Great Grandchildren, Madison and Emme Chigas, Kennedy & Madelyn Lefler and Ava, Steven & Reagan Wilkinson.


She was preceded in death by her parents Herbert and Ina Ross and husband Stephen.


Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. in the Marsh Funeral Chapel in Marlette, with Pastor Chris Wolf officiating. 


Burial will be in the West Burlington Cemetery in Silverwood, Michigan.

Memorials may be donated to United Hospice Service, 2770 Main, P.O. 307, Marlette,MI.  48453.


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Arrangements By

Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette,MI.

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