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CHAPMAN, Rita M. (Knyter)

CHAPMAN - Rita M. (nee Knyter)
Our beloved mother, Rita M. Chapman (Knyter), 90, formerly of North Tonawanda, New York and Weare, New Hampshire, died January 29, 2017. Mrs. Chapman was born in Parma, Ohio on March 13, 1926 to John and Francis (Zynda) Knyter. Rita was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother, and a member of First United Methodist Church. Rita was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert E. Chapman; her siblings, Peter, John and BettyAnn (William) Walker and her daughter, Gail (James) Heft. Rita is survived by her children, Robert, Jeffrey (Dawn), Sueann Barnwell, and her sister, Elaine (Donald) Stern, as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Rita's Life will be held July 2, 2017 at WATTENGEL FUNERAL HOME, 307 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda, NY from 11 to 1 PM. Inurnment will be held July 3rd at Acacia Park Cemetery at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the MS Society.

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