Dorothy D. Chapin

Mrs. Chapin

Dorothy D. Chapin, age 100, of Northville, died September 6, 2019, at the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home in Gloversville. She was born on August 13, 1919, in South Berry, CT, the daughter of the late Edwin and Jennie Dickenson. She attended schools in Woodbury, CT.

Dorothy was united in marriage to Alfred P. Chapin Jr. in 1938. He passed away on April 1, 1998. They had two sons.

Dorothy was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Marvia Court Ladies Oriental Shrine. A member of the Red Hat Society. She loved her family, her church, traveling, social get togethers, Bunka Stitchery, and going to the diner.

Dorothy is survived by her son, Alfred Paul Chapin III (Janette); grandchildren, Alfred Chapin IV, Elizabeth, Daniel (Erica), David, Wesley (Hillary), Abby, Jessy, and Lorraine; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and her longtime companion, Hunter Cole-Hatchard.

She was predeceased by her son, Larry Chapin; and her two sisters, Elsie and Elanor.

Visitation will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Northville Baptist Church from 11 a.m. to noon where a funeral service will be held at noon. Burial will follow in King Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Northville Baptist Church in Dorothy’s name. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Northville Funeral Home. Condolences may be made to the family online at

By Kerry Minor

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