Thomas Lee Chapman

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  • "From your friends at VFW 7447...we will miss you Tommy!"
    - VFW 7447
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    - Ellen Baynard Tate
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    - From the Staff of Bennie Smith Funeral Home
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Chapman, 74 MILFORD - Thomas Lee Chapman, passed away on May 9, 2013 at Delaware Hospice in Milford; son of the late Emra and Roxanne Chapman. "Tommy Lee", to his friends, is a Howard High School alumni; earned a Bachelor's degree from Delaware State College and a Master's degree from Villanova University where he successfully pledged Omega Psi Phi fraternity, graduate chapter. He retired after 30 years of public service as a teacher and school administrator in various school districts within the state of Delaware. He is an active member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Elks and Moose lodges of Henlopen. Tommy will always be remembered as an avid dancer. As a teen, he was often featured on the Mitch Thomas Show. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Doris O. Chapman; daughter, Vanessa R. Chapman; son in law Michael J. Brini; granddaughter, Adrienne Elezaj; and great grandson; Greyson Elezaj. He is also survived by three brothers-in-law, William H. Brown, Thurman L. Brown and Vernell Brown as well as a host of other family and friends. Interment 11 am Wednesday, May 15, 2013 the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2669 Patriots Way, Millsboro, DE, 19966.

Published in NewsZapDE on May 14, 2013
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