First Posted: 2/22/2012
Ray A. Chapman, 84, of Clarks Summit, died Sunday afternoon, Feb. 19, in the VNA Hospice unit at the Community Medical Center in Scranton. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Jean Gilpin Chapman, who died in 2003.
Born in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Ida Conklin Chapman. He was a graduate of Lake Ariel High School and was a U.S. Army Veteran. Prior to retirement, he was the owner and operator of Chapman Supply in Chinchilla. Ray was an active member of the Clarks Green Assembly of God Church.
Surviving are two sons, Rev. Terry Chapman, and wife Jan, Lanoka Harbor, N.J.; and Ron Chapman, and wife Birgitte, Landisville, Pa. and a daughter-in-law Sharon Chapman. He was preceded in death by a son Roger. Ray has six grandchildren and three great- grandchildren, a sister Evelyn Jayne, and husband John, of Philadelphia.
A funeral service will be held Feb. 24 at 11a.m., from the Assembly of God Church, 204 S. Abington Rd, Clarks Summit Pa. 18411, with services by Rev. Glenn White, Pastor.
Interment will follow in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.
Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St. Clarks Summit.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Assembly of God Church. For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to www.lawrenceeyoungfuneralhome.com.