CLAREMONT – Sophie Chandler, 94, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at the Elm Wood Center in Claremont. She was born in Claremont on Aug. 2, 1922, the daughter of Afanasi and Alexandria (Warzine) Obymako. She married Arnold Chandler in 1942 and he died in 1997. She had worked for Dartmouth Woolen Mill and Tambrands. The family includes two sons, Arnold Chandler Jr. of Hopkinton and James Chandler of Charlestown; four grandchildren, Ethan Chandler, Seth Chandler, Aaron Chandler and Sarah Chandler; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Paul Obymako; two sisters, Rose Fisher and Lillian Lawrence; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Michael Obymako; three sisters, Mary Siwek, Hope Porter and Olga Obymako. A graveside service will be held Friday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. in St. Mary's Cemetery with Pastor Scott Kearns officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Grace River Church. Arrangements are with the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad St., Claremont. To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence, visit stringerfh.com.
... Show More