Cynthia S. (Gallen) Chapman
(Gallen) Chapman, 95, died peacefully Monday July 27, 2020 in the Sunrise
Assisted Living Facility in Lynnfield. She was the wife of the late
Richard B. Chapman, Sr.
Born in New
Brunswick, Canada on February 26, 1925, she was the daughter of the late
Thomas and Bridget Gallen, one of twelve children raised on her family’s
farm. Married in 1952, the Chapmans made their home in Ipswich - first on
Woods Lane and later on Kimball Avenue. For many years she helped her
husband with his popular television and radio repair business, Chapman’s
was a longtime member of the Ascension Memorial Church in Ipswich as well
as the John T. Heard Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She loved
walking on the beach, picking berries and gardening. Cynthia also loved
to travel and had saved all the postcards to prove it. She was an avid
downhill skier and so enjoyed her annual family reunions at Old Orchard
kindness and witty sense of humor could brighten any room.
She is survived
by her son, Richard B. Chapman, Jr and his wife Dawn of Park City, UT, and
her daughter, Evelyn M. Stone of Ipswich, and her grandchildren, Cynthia
Marchand and her husband Paul of Ipswich, Donald Stone and his wife Stacey
of Ipswich, Curtis B. Chapman and his wife Aubrie of Colorado, and Bridget
M. Chapman of North Carolina. She is also survived by a sister, Amelia
Marcoux of Quebec City, Canada, four great grandchildren, two
great greatgrandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased
by six brothers and four sisters.
service will be held graveside in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Town Farm
Road, Ipswich Monday August 3 at 10 a.m. Family and friends are cordially
welcomed with masks and respecting social distancing guidelines.
Arrangements by the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.
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