Chandler M. Steel

July 27, 1934 - December 29, 2021 Avondale, PA | Age 87

Chandler M. Steel, 87, of Avondale, passed away Wednesday, December 29th at Chester County Hospital.

He was the husband of Nancy Steel with whom he shared 42 years of marriage.

Born in London Grove Township, he was the son of the late Elwood and Elizabeth Eastburn Steel.

Chandler served his country in the National Guard. Before retiring, he was a Head Mechanic and Garage Foreman for PennDot.

He enjoyed going to tractor pulls, working on lawnmowers, riding his four-wheeler at his sister’s cabin in the mountains, and spending time with his family and many friends. He was always happy to lend a helping hand.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Larry Steel and his wife, Carolyn, of West Grove and Steven Steel, Sr of Avondale; step-daughter Pamela Taylor of West Grove; 10 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his first wife Mildred Steel and his siblings Blanche, Elwood, Louis, Herbert, George, Louise, and Betty.

Family and friends are invited to attend Chandler’s graveside service at 11am on Wednesday, January 5th at Union Hill Cemetery, N. Union St., Kennett Square.


Graveside Service

January 5, 2022 11 AM Union Hill Cemetery
N. Union Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348


  1. Larry and Steve and family. Sending prayers and condolences for all of you.

    Donna (Crossan) Massey

    Donna (Crossan) Massey | January 7, 2022 at 4:53 PM
  2. Chandler always worked on my dad’s old cars ,my dad needed vehicle to get back-and-forth to Philadelphia and Chandler made sure he stayed on the road he was a good man

    David Masten | January 3, 2022 at 10:51 AM
  3. Chandler was a wonderful, selfless person. He never hesitated to help with any mechanical problem my husband and I might have had. He was friendly and easy to be around. I have missed talking to him the past few years. May he Rest In Peace. He was one of a kind.
    Sharon Journey

    Sharon Journey | January 1, 2022 at 5:52 PM

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