Chapman Gertrude Chapman, 88, of Grove City, departed from this life on February 14, 2017. She was born on October 20, 1928 in Glen Allen, WV to William and Bessie (Stacy) Owens. In addition to her parents, Gertrude was preceded in death by her husband Tom, sons Billy and Thomas B. Chapman II, brothers Bob, Harry, Jack, Tommy and Johnny Owens and sisters Anna Owens and Bethel Curry. Gertrude married her husband, Thomas B. Chapman on October 20, 1947 and they remained together until Tom's passing in 1981. To know her is to love her. Gertie was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a wonderful friend to many. She will be deeply missed by her son, Roger "Rod" (JoEllen) Chapman; grandchildren, Christina Nicole (Bobby Carsten) Chapman, Rachel Ciocchetti, Dalton Chapman and Thomas B. Chapman III; great grandchildren, Stephanie, Jackie and Alexander Ciocchetti, Dalton Chapman, Jr., Trennan Chapman, Jaden Carsten, and Nevaeh and Angel Moore; sisters, Janice Owens and Marie (Charles) Minor; and brother, Fred (Arlene) Owens and Phillip (Vivian) Owens. Her family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Monday, February 20, 2017 at the SCHOEDINGER GROVE CITY CHAPEL, 3920 Broadway. Gertie's funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Grove City Church of God, 4325 Harrisburg Pike, with Pastor Randy Barr officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. To share memories or condolences with the family, please go to www.schoedinger.com .
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