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Bernard D. Chapman

August 23, 2018

Bernard D. “Bernie” Chapman, 85, of Greene, passed away peacefully surrounded by his devoted family on August 23 at the Oxford Veterans Home. He is pre-deceased by his parents, Ferd and Leatha Chapman. Bernie is survived by his wife, Mona Chapman; children, Debra (Joe Andrews) Lehr, Penny (Sean) Stolarcyk, Larry (Cindy) Chapman, Lori (Tim) Johns, Bonnie (Jay) Poyer and Becki Kimble; brother Norman Chapman and his family; 22 grandchildren;   2 great-grand children and dog, Fancy. Bernie served in the air force during the Korean Conflict. He was very involved in the community having served at the Greene Volunteer Fire Department for over 50 years and the Lions Club. Bernie enjoyed hunting, fishing and most importantly, spending time with his family. A funeral service will be held 11:00am on Friday August 31 at the First Congregational Church, 28 N Chenango St, Greene, NY 13778. Burial will follow in Sylvan Lawn Cemetery, Greene.  Friends of the family may call Thursday, August 30 from 4:00 to 7:00pm at the First Congregational Church . Arrangements are under direction of Root Funeral Home 23 North Chenango Street, Greene, New York 13778 and condolences may be sent to the family at Contributions in Bernie's name may be made to the Greene Volunteer Fire Department, The Lions Club or the Wolf Rescue 562 Hopkins Crandall Road, Smyrna, New York 13464


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