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Allan "Chappy" George Chapman

Allan "Chappy" George  Chapman

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Allan "Chappy" George Chapman, age 61, of Tidnish Bridge. After a lengthy illness, Allan passed away peacefully at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.
Born in Amherst, NS, he was a son of the late Rodger (Brenda Rushton) Chapman and Lois (Austin Vickery) Chappell-Vickery.
Chappy enjoyed the company of his family and his many friends. Always passionate about his work, he formerly owned Amherst Towing, then later went on to be a heavy equipment operator in Fort McMurray. He loved his time boating out on the Tidnish River, or time out for a drive. He enjoyed time in the woods hunting with his friends.
He is sadly missed by his life partner Lourlei MacLean, Tidnish Bridge; son John (Jenn), Tidnish; daughter Christine (Jim) Burbine, Amherst; step-son Jacob, Port Elgin; step-daughters Alexis MacLean, and Robyn Cormier, both of Halifax; 3 grandchildren, Rene, Christina, and Amber; step grandchildren Finn; sister Joy Gallant, Toronto, ON; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his sister Shelley Wilkes.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777) where cremation took place. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 6 to 8 pm. A funeral service, honouring Chappy's life will be held on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 2 pm, Rev. Byron Corkum officiating.
Donations in memory of Allan may be made to the Cumberland VON, or a charity of the donor's choice.
Allan's family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to his friend and Doctor, Dr. Brian Ferguson.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Allan's online memorial through the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page or by visiting www.furlongjones.ca.

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