Richard G. Chapman

Born: Wed., Jul. 27, 1938
Died: Thu., Jul. 19, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Mon., Jul. 23, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jul. 23, 2018
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Jul. 24, 2018
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

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Richard G. Chapman, age 79, of Harborcreek died on Thursday  July 19, 2018 at UPMC Hamot.

He was born in Union City, PA on July 27, 1938 to the late Floyd and Mabel Haines Chapman.

Richard was in the United States National Guard.

He was a grape farmer at Moorhead Vineyards and was active in the Harborcreek Fire Department for over 55 years and Fire Police.

Richard enjoyed mowing lawn, being at the firehall, farming and camping.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, William S. Chapman, Robert F. Chapman, LeRoy W. Chapman, Fredrick E. Chapman; sisters, Viola Geer, Florence Lewis, Lillian Lafferty; grandson, Dakota Chapman; son-in-law, Jamey Barnett.

Richard is survived by his wife of 57years, Mary Kunselman Chapman; children, Richard Chapman Jr. (Alicia) of Wesleyville, Lisa Roth (Paul) of Erie, Wade Chapman of Harborcreek, Rhonda Barnett of North East; grandchildren, MSGT Matthew McGonagle , Kyle Chapman, Krysta Best, Kara Chapman, Carlianne Chapman, Kelsey Mallette, Destiny Mallette, and Bethany Mallette; several great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 S. Lake St., North East on Monday 2-4 and 6-8 are invited to attend a funeral service on Tuesday at 11:00 am at the funeral home.  Officiating Rev. Keith McGarvey.  Interment North East Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Harborcreek Fire Department, 7275 Buffalo Rd., Harborcreek, Pa 16421.  Please send condolences to

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