Harold. L. Chapman, 90, Hammond

HAMMOND, NY – Harold. L. Chapman, 90, passed away Monday afternoon at the Hospice Center of Jefferson County in Watertown, NY.

Born Sept. 23, 1931, in Cortlandville, NY, the son of Samuel W. and Grace L. Greenfield Chapman, he graduated in 1950 from Hammond High School.

He married Katherine M. Baxter on Oct. 4, 1952, in Hammond, NY.

He was an antique dealer for over 50 years and owner of Chapman’s Antiques in Hammond.

Harold was a Scoutmaster for Boy Scouts and an avid fisherman.

He was committed to the Lord and doing His work.

Besides his wife, Katherine, Harold is survived by his sons Raymond (Joanne), Clayton, NY and Richard (Dawn), Hammond; his daughter Rebekah (William) Bean, Hammond; nine grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren, siblings, Ruth Brooks, Hammond, Mary Schutt, Rochester, NY, and Virginia Pielke, Baltimore, MD: many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his daughter Kathy Barton, siblings William Chapman, Helen Eshleman, Mildred Kinney, Ella Constandy, Andrew Chapman, and Thomas Chapman and a grandson.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Fineview Cemetery, Hammond.

Memorial contributions may be made in Harold’s name to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13607 or jeffersonhospice.org, or to River Community Church, 38844 Bartlett Point Rd, Clayton, NY 13624.

Arrangements are with Costello Funeral Service and Cremations, Alexandria Bay.

Online condolences may be made at costellofuneralservice.com