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Veva H. Chapman

April 2, 1930 October 23, 2019
Veva H. Chapman
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Obituary for Veva H. Chapman

Veva Helen (Larmer) Chapman, 89, of Fairfield PA died Wednesday afternoon, October 23, 2019 at the Gettysburg Hospital.
Born April 2, 1930 in Lee Valley, TN she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Ella (Mayo) Larmer. She was the wife of the late Melvin G. Chapman, Sr. who died February 5, 2013.
Mrs. Chapman worked at the Gettysburg Sewing Factory until her retirement in 1963. She was an extremely gifted seamstress who sold Civil War era wedding gowns, dresses, and children’s clothes. She sewed many handmade quilts, tailored clothing, knitted and darned. She liked to can fruits and vegetables, and loved to garden and won the Yard of the Month Award in Gettysburg on several occasions. She also enjoyed traveling back to Tennessee to see her relatives, as well as country and blue grass music. She donated to the Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial to the troops from Tennessee.
Veva is survived by her son, Melvin Chapman, Jr. and his wife Bonnie, of Fairfield, PA, her grandson, Michael Chapman and his wife Missy, her great granddaughter, Rachael Chapman, her four sisters, Mary Kate Price, Inez Dubbs, Juanita Cass, Shirley Lefler, and her brother, James Larmer. She was preceded in death by her brother, Billy Larmer and her sister Jackie Bishop.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Monahan Funeral Home, 125 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA with Pastor Steve Baker officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until the time of the services Tuesday morning at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contribtions be made to the American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Rd., Wormleysburg, PA 17043.

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Visitation

Tuesday

29

Oct

10:00 AM 10/29/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/29/2019 11:00:00 AM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Tuesday

29

Oct

11:00 AM 10/29/2019 11:00:00 AM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fairfield Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

West Main St.
Fairfield, PA 17320

West Main St. Fairfield 17320 PA
United States
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