Obituary: Chester H. Tidlund Sr., retired dining commons staffer
Born in Amherst, he was a World War II veteran who served in the Army in Europe and Asia from 1944-46 and was awarded the Bronze Star.
He leaves his wife, Florence of Montague; his son, Chester Tidlund Jr. of Greenfield; three daughters, Dianna Peterson of Chicopee, Brenda Libertine of Deerfield and April Tidlund of Montague; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. in Wildwood Cemetery, Amherst.
Memorial donations may be made to the VNA & Hospice of Cooley Dickinson, P.O. Box 329, Northampton 01061.