Monday, October 21, 2013

OHL mourns the loss of Joseph Chapman

Press Release

Joe, age 71, was a longtime OHL scout with the Oshawa Generals and the Belleville Bulls.

Survived by his loving wife and best friend, Marian Gould-Chapman (nee Goodfellow) and his children Kevin, Kim (Scott), and Lori (Harrison) and step-sons Bobby Gould (Cathy) and Kevin Gould (Cyndi). Proud Poppa of Jack, Clayton, Chase, Brady and Taylor. Older brother to Paul (Christine) and Jim (Kathie) as well as uncle to several nieces and nephews.

Born July 13, 1942, in Stratford, raised in Simcoe, but settled in Ottawa as a young man. He worked for Indian and Northern Affairs for many years but found his true calling and passion upon retirement as a scout in the OHL.

Friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, Barrhaven Chapel, 3000 Woodroffe Avenue, Nepean, ON K2J 4G3, 613-823-4747 on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service in the Chapel on Wednesday October 23rd at 11 a.m.

Donations to The Alzheimer’s Society or Carefor Health and Community Services appreciated.
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