It is with heavy hearts that we, his family, announce the passing of Patrick (Pat) Richard Chapman 60, of First Peninsula on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at home.
Born in Harbour Breton, Fortune Bay, NL. he was the son of the late William and Ernestine (Kelly) Chapman.
Pat left Newfoundland at the early age of 17 and came to Lunenburg where he went scalloping for Deep Sea Trawler with Capt. Wallace Skinner and later with Fisheries Product International out of Riverport. He then went to work until retirement at Composite Atlantic (Stelia), Lunenburg.
Pat had a great interest in the Town of Lunenburg, and over the years was a member and Past President of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 23, was involved in Minor Hockey and always took the time to have a conversion with those he met along the way. He loved his family deeply and will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Pat is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Debra (Nodding) Chapman; daughter, Kelly Chapman, Halifax and son, Dennis, Lunenburg; brothers, Dan (Florence), Grand Falls, NL; Ike, Lunenburg, Sam (Nathalie), Grand Falls, NL, Leo (Sheila), Harbour Breton, NL; sisters, Sarah “Sis” (Tom) Snook, Harbour Breton, NL, Marg (Bern), Hackett, NL, Delia (Gerald), Parrott, NL, Sandra (Peter) Herritt, Alberta, sisters-in-law, Audrey Chapman, First South, mother-in-law, Audrey (Dave) Morgan, Lunenburg and father-in-law, Fred Nodding (Lynette Greene) Bridgewater and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his father and mother and his brother, William (Bill).
Friends are invited to share their memories of Pat with his family at a gathering to celebrate his life on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg. Interment will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the QE II Foundation, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to any other charity.