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Richard "Dennie" Chambers

December 21, 1947 — June 30, 2022

Cumberland, MD

Richard Dennis "Dennie" Chambers, 74, of Buckley Road, Cumberland died Saturday, July 30, 2022 at UPMC Western Maryland, Cumberland. Born on December 21, 1947 in Frostburg, Maryland, he was the son of the late William Paul Chambers and Margaret (Hersick) Chambers. Dennie was Catholic by faith. He graduated Valedictorian of his class from LaSalle High School in 1965. He attended George Washington University, and later earned an Associates of Science and American Popular Music degree from the University of Maine in 1982. He then attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts where he found an interest in piano technology. He opened a business, Piano Forte, in 1983 in Boston which he operated for 28 years, tuning pianos for all the major venues in the Boston area. He also taught music theory and piano technology at Berklee College of Music. He was a man of many interests including engineering, mathematics, physics, astronomy, cartography, exploration, music, philosophy, history and masonry. He was an author, a poet, a musician and a philosopher. After retiring, Dennie moved back to western Maryland and enjoyed his three horses, gardening, music and reading. He traveled to Hong Kong, Africa, South America and Antarctica. He was preceded in death by his brother Edward "Eddie" Francis Chambers. He is survived by older sister, Bonita Chambers of Florida, and younger sister, Teresa Chambers-Riskin of Maryland, and his three children, Cassiopeia Davidson of Colorado, Serenity Chambers of Hawaii, Xavier Chambers of California, his grandson Jaxon Chambers, and his nephews and niece, Christopher Eagan of Kentucky, Evangeline Davis of Maryland, Matthew Dendy of Florida, and Jonathan Dendy of Massachusetts. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Midland, on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 11:00 AM with Father Ed Hendricks, celebrant. Family and friends will be received an hour prior to the service. Interment will be held St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Midland. Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home, P.A., Midland is handling the arrangements.

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