Funeral Services for 91 year old Clara B. Chapman, a resident of the St. Regis Nursing Home in Massena and formerly of the Porter-Lynch Road, Norwood, will be held Saturday December 29, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood with Pastor Theresa Stevens presiding. Burial will be held in Brookdale Cemetery. Mrs. Chapman passed away Christmas Eve morning.
Clara is survived by two sons, Lloyd and Mary, Crooksfield, Ohio and John and Mona, Brookdale; her two daughters, Kathleen and Andrew Zimmerman, North Tonawanda, and Amy and Gregg Harvey, West Chazy; 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Starks, Raymondville; and several nieces and nephews.
Clara was pre-deceased by her husband, Floyd T; a twin son, Floyd; and two sisters, Barbara Cleveland and Beatrice Remington.
She was born in Bolton Landing, on May 4, 1921 to the late Merritt and Letty Stowell Bentley. She married Floyd T. Chapman on April 10, 1944. Clara was a homemaker and helped out on the family farm. She was a member of the Brookdale Wesleyan Church and the Brookdale Cemetery Association. She enjoyed reading, gardening, sewing and was a past 4-H leader. Clara loved working with the children at church.
Memorial donations can be made to the Brookdale Cemetery Assoc., c/o Linda Todd, 199 Crane Road, Winthrop, NY, 13697. Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.buckfuneralhome.com . The Buck Funeral Home in Norwood is serving the family of Clara B. Chapman.