Myrtle T. Chapin
Myrtle T. Chapin COLUMBIA - Myrtle T. Chapin, 83, passed away, after a three-year battle with cancer, on January 4, 2017. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday , January 9, 2017, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at 1:00 p.m. at Florence National Cemetery. Myrtle was born December 29, 1933, in Lynchburg, VA, to Charlie and Virgie Terrell. In her twenties, she moved to Washington, DC, and was employed as a secretary at the Department of the Army, where she met her husband, the late George Chapin, Jr. During this time she also was a dance instructor with the Don Martini Studio and performed for the USO. Her passions included caring for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was an avid genealogist, sharing her research with her family and anyone sitting in a chair nearby. Her family cherished her and will miss her hugs. Survivors include her children; Mary O'Connor (Michael Cannon), Martha Chapin, Laura Jimenez (David), George M. Chapin, Robert Chapin, Susan Meyer (Kurt), seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com .
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