John Chapman

Obituary of John Chapman

John L. Chapman, 88, of East Putnam, died Wednesday morning at the Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam. He was the beloved husband of Jean (Ford) Chapman. He was born November 25, 1916 in Oxford, MA, son of the late John M. and Amie M. Himmelman. John was a dairy and beef farmer most of his life. He had made his home in East Putnam for over seventy years.

He was a long time friend of the East Putnam Community Church and a fifty year member of the Putnam Grange # 97. He had a great love for animals, enjoyed flowers and was an avid fisherman.

He leaves in addition to his wife a sister, Katherine Scott of Worcester, MA; several nieces and a nephew. He was predeceased by a sister Gladys and a brother Harold.

The funeral will be Monday at 12:30 PM at the East Putnam Community Church, East Putnam Road, East Putnam, CT. Calling hours Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM and Monday 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Smith & Walker Funeral Home 148 Grove Street, Putnam. Burial will be in Munyan Cemetery.