Edson Canfield Chapin

Born: Oct 13, 1909
Loc: Union City, Erie Co. PA
Died: Mar 22, 1980
Loc: Erie, Erie Co. PA
Bur: Evergreen Cemetery,
Union City, Erie Co. PA
Gravestone Photo
Father: Robert Guy Chapin
Mother: May Belle (Mable) Flaugh
Married: March 1932
Spouse: Ellen Watson, daughter of James Watson
Married 2nd June 14, 1955
Spouse: Mary Cox Kerr,
daughter of Wayne Cox and Stella Maria Sabin
1920 Census: Washington Twp. Erie Co. PA
1930 Census: Rockdale Twp. Crawford Co. PA
Edson C. Chapin, 70, of 78 Elm, Union City, died Saturday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Erie. He was born in Union City, Oct 13, 1909 the son of the late Guy and Mabel Flaugh Chapin. He was a veteran of World War II, a member of the Eureka Lodge No. 366 F&AM, the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Erie, the Zem Zem Temple, the John Krol Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Lebaron Post of the American Legion. He attend the Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife, Mary Cox Chapin; three daughters, Mrs. Nelson (Nancy) Pattison and Mrs. Robert (Virginia) Seath, both of Union City, and Mrs. Donald (Margaret) Foster of Cleveland, Ohio; two sons, Wayne Kerr of Mobile, Ala., and Wellington Kerr of Watertown, Wis., 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Thomas (Meredith) Steinhoff of Cambridge Springs; a brother, Lawrence Chapin of Edinboro, and a sister in law, Mrs. Sue Chapin of Akron, Ohio. Friends may call at the Glenn Funeral Home in Union City Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and may attend services there Wednesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Roy Shoaf officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Masonic services will be held at the funeral home Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Military services will be held there Tuesday at 8 p.m.