First Posted: 2/15/2012
Roger Ray Chapman, 61, of Clarks Summit, died Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton. He was the husband of Sharon Twiss Chapman, and the couple enjoyed 39 wonderful years of marriage. He was born in Honesdale and was a son of Ray Chapman. of Clarks Summit, and the late Jean Gilpin Chapman. A lifelong resident of Clarks Summit, he graduated from Abington Heights and attended Penn State University. He worked for many years at Chapman Plumbing & Heating Supply and recently for R. J. Walker in Scranton. He was a lifetime member of the Clarks Green Assembly of God Church where he served in many capacities of leadership, participation and impacted many with his positive spirit. He will be missed by all who knew him. His smile, even through the course of a lengthy illness, would always be seen, as well as his positive attitude towards life and the hereafter. His family would like to thank Dr. Oscar Piczon and Dr. Ferdinand Manahan for their care of Roger during his kidney disease. The nurses at DaVita Dialysis at Moses Taylor Hospital have become like family over the last six years. More recently, the care Roger received at Geisinger-Community Medical Center by the Intensive Care Team was a blessing to the family during an extremely difficult time. The nurses from Fresenius Dialysis in the ICU were greatly appreciated as well. In addition to his father, he is survived by a daughter, Sherri Taylor and her husband, Rob, of Scott Twp.; a son, Stephen Chapman and his wife, Nicole, of Clarks Summit; three grandchildren, Julia, Madelyn and Cameron Taylor; brothers, Terry Chapman and his wife, Jan, of Lanoka Harbor, NJ; and Ron Chapman and his wife, Brigitte, of Lancaster; nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Clarks Green Assembly of God Church, 204 S. Abington Rd., Clarks Green, PA 18411. To send online condolences, please visit .