Josephine Chapman

CHAPMAN, JOSEPHINE SYLVIA Josephine Sylvia Chapman, 70, of Hamden, CT, born January 7, 1944, to the late John and Rebecca (Scott) Sylvia, passed away April 4, 2014, at St. Raphael Hospital. She will be remembered for being family oriented, her love of animals, cooking and caring for others. She leaves to cherish her memory: loving husband, Sloan E. Chapman Jr. of Hamden, CT; son, Sloan Chapman III; grandson, Evan Chapman; brother, John (Elizabeth) Sylvia; sister, Julia Sylvia Sturdivant; and a host of other relatives and friends. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by sisters: Mary L. Allen, Dorothy Jackson, Sarah Riley, Jean Sylvia; brother, William Staten. A celebration of her life will take place on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Christian Tabernacle Baptist Church, 425 Newhall St. Hamden, CT, with calling hours from 9 to 11 a.m. Interment will take place at Hamden Plains Cemetery, 260 Circular Avenue, Hamden, CT. Services entrusted to Howard K Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06511. To leave a message of comfort to the Chapman family, please visit,

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Published in The New Haven Register on Apr. 9, 2014