Saturday, November 26, 2022
Cayutaville Me Church
Alpine, New York, United States
Obituary of Frances E. Chapman
Frances "Fran" Chapman, 88, formerly of Cayutaville, NY, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2022. She was born in Alpine, NY on November 22, 1933 the daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth Chrisman Masin. Fran graduated from Odessa High School where she was a cheerleader, played field hockey and was the captain of the basketball team. Fran was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a longtime member of the Cayutaville United Methodist Church. Fran enjoyed teaching ceramics and playing Euchre. She was an avid gardener and had many rock walls around her properties. She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon Chapman on October 21, 2005; brothers, John Masin, Mike Masin; and sisters, Linda Williammee and Dorothy Blanchard. Fran is survived by three daughters, Judy (Gary) Urban of Hector, NY, LaNora Chapman of Buckeye, AZ and Deborah (Larry) Updike of Trumansburg, NY; one son, Dennis (Laura) Chapman, Apex, NC; one sister, Clara Bea (Tommy) Scott, Lynchburg, VA; four grandchildren, Susan Scalia, Chris (Nikki) Randall, Brian Randall, Michelle "Sigrid Bloom" (Eric Crisp); six great grandchildren, Mathew and Meghan Swan, Juliana (Dylan Adams) Randall, Brennan and Kamryn Randall, Matthias Beinick; one great great granddaughter, Oaklynn Adams; and by several nieces and nephews. A memorial service for Fran will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Cayutaville United Methodist Church, 3231 County Road 6, Alpine, NY. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105-3678.