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Richard Chapman

Richard Chapman

Male 1940 - 2013  (72 years)

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  • Name Richard Chapman 
    Born 7 May 1940  Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • menioned in Willa’s obit
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jan 2013  [1
    Notes 
    • Bangor Daily News
      Posted Jan. 03, 2013, at 7:55 p.m.

      CARIBOU – Richard “Popeye” Chapman, 72, died Jan. 2, 2013, in Caribou, after a period of declining health. He was born May 7, 1940, in Caribou, son of the late Dow and Fannie (Wright) Chapman.

      He was a 1959 graduate of Caribou High School and on Aug. 22, 1959, he married Patricia “Patsy” Cowett. Mr. Chapman was employed by several area potato growers and Maine Department of Transportation for a number of years. Popeye always had a smile and a wave for all he met and he loved to tease as well as be teased.

      Surviving in addition to his wife of more than 53 years, Patsy of Caribou, are his children, Raymond and Brandy Chapman of Savona, N.Y., Randy Chapman of East Hartford, Conn., Rodney Chapman of Holden, Richard Chapman and Matt of Palm Springs, Calif., Ricky Chapman and Karen of Caribou, Ryan Chapman and Sue of Scarborough, Raeleen Chapman of Caribou, Rhonda Chapman and Ron of Portland and Rebecca Dionne of Topsham; three sisters, Mona Belanger of Caribou, Authora Donaldson of Connecticut and Mavis Byram of Old Town; one brother, Murray Chapman of St. Albans; his grandchildren, Todd, Sierra, Trenton, Rodney Jr., Ryan, Cassie, Cammie, Derek, Jacob, Caleb and Lauren; one great-grandchild, Winter Ruby; many nieces and nephews. Mr. Chapman was predeceased by brothers and sisters, Graydon, Maynard, Gerald, Donald, Phyllis, Patricia, Captolla and La. The family extends a special thank you to the wonderful staff at Cary Medical Center, Borderview Manor, Caribou Rehab and Nursing, and his family at the “Clinic” for their loving and compassionate care.

      Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Jean-Paul Labrie officiating. Interment will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com
    Person ID I5955  Reed
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2017 

    Father Dow Chapman,   b. 4 Nov 1887, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1962, Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Fannie E. Wright,   b. 25 Jan 1894, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1984, Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1914  Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Documents
    Dow Chapman and Fannie Wright
    Dow Chapman and Fannie Wright
    marriage record
    Family ID F1693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 May 1940 - Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Richard Chapman
    Richard Chapman
    obituary photo

  • Sources 
    1. [S762] Bangor Daily News obituary.

    2. [S42] Maine Marriages, 1892-1996, Ancestry.com, (The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT, USA, 2003).

    3. [S103] “Maine Marriage Records, 1705-1922”, 1908-1922 Vital Records; Roll #: 10.