Wickford Standard Times, Wickford, RI, 21 July 1905, page 2-1.
Died at Ripe Old Age.
Carlton Chase, a resident of Hope for the past two years, died on Monday evening at 10 o'clock at the home of Charles Kingsley whre he has been making his home. Mr. Chase came to this place from Davisville, where the active part of his life had been spent; deceased was a native of New Hampshire, but left the hills of that beautiful country and came to Davisville and for some time was engaged in the tinsmith business a co-partner of Joshua Magoon; after some time, tiring of that business, Mr. Chase was appointed Station Agent at the Davisville Depot, in which capacity he served very faithfully for a period of twenty-eight years.
Deceased was twice married his first wife being Miss Sarah Ann Fones chase and from this union two children were born, a son, Charles, being employed as conductor for the Consolidated road on the shore line, and a daughter Mrs. Fannie Chase Champlin, both of whom survive their father. Deceased is also survived by a wife of second marriage, Mary Kingsley Chase, a sister of Charles Kingsley, with whom Mr. and Mrs. Chase have been living. Deceased was in the 83rd year of his age, he died a very peaceful death from the effects of exhausted vitality. He had lived a beautiful life and has gone to enjoy a well earned rest. The funeral services were solemnized on Thursday at 11 o'clock from the residence of Charles Kingsley. Rev. George W. Elmer, pastor of the Hope M. E. church spoke very eloquently; following the services at the house the remains were taken to Woodlawn in North Scituate for internment--Pawtuxet Valley Gleaner.