Perry A. Chapman Jr., 88

NORWAY — Perry A. Chapman Jr., 88, of Waterford, died Sept. 14, 2012.

He was born in Lewiston on Feb. 18, 1924, the son of Perry A. Chapman Sr. and Bernice Gowing Chapman. He was educated in Paris and Norway schools. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.

He married Gloria H. Doyle in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Oct. 23, 1943, and they were married for 53 years. She predeceased him in 1997.

On Aug. 5, 2000, he married Happy Hamlin McDaniels and they celebrated 12 great years together.

Perry was a very kind, loving and thoughtful man. He loved to do things for others, especially those in need.

He is survived by two sons, Keith and Dale; a daughter, Maureen Harris; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; his wife, Happy; brother, Earle Chapman; five stepchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; a nephew; and a niece. He loved his family dearly.

He was predeceased by one stepson.

There will be no memorial service. A private graveside service with family will be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pine Tree Society, P.O. Box 518, Bath, ME 04530-0518.

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