Scott A. Chadwick

Scott A. Chadwick, 79, of Rochester passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, April 20, 2021 after a battle with Leukemia. He was the loving husband of 56 years to Pauline J. (Brunette) Chadwick.

            Born in New Bedford, son of the late Arnold Chadwick, Jr. and Edna F. (Harder) Chadwick he was a lifelong resident of Rochester. Scott graduated from New Bedford Vocational High School and worked as a mechanic for J.R.Weigel and Son for 30 years. He also worked for the Rochester Highway Department for 20 years until his illness. He was a member of the Rochester Volunteer Fire Department since the age of 18.

            He is survived by his loving wife Pauline; two daughters, Karen Chadwick-Mello and her husband Victor Mello of Dartmouth and Kristin Chadwick and her partner Meddy Sahebi of Marina Del Ray, CA; two grandchildren, Kyle Mello and Bethany Mello; a sister, Susan Thomas of Gloucester; and nieces and nephews, Geoffrey Thomas Jr., Lisa McCarl, Gail Seifert, and Ronald Brunette.

            Scott loved driving to Florida every March and riding bicycles on the Cape Cod canal in the summer. He enjoyed antique cars, especially his 1928 Model A Ford.

            In accordance with his wishes he will be cremated and interred in Sherman Cemetery in Rochester. A Celebration of Life Luncheon will be held at Arch at the Meadow at 332 Mendell Road in Rochester on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at noon. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

            If you wish to make a donation in Scott’s memory, please consider the Southern New England Brotherhood Ride, which he was very passionate about. This non-profit exists to honor first responders who have died in the line of duty and provides emotional and financial support to their families. Donations may be mailed to Southern New England Brotherhood Ride, 10 Neck Road, Rochester, Mass 02770 or visit

            Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven. For memorial register please visit,

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