Herbert Lawrence Chapin
Born: 09 Feb 1912
Loc: Mackey Hill, Crawford Co., PA
Died: 15 Oct 2005
Loc: Erie, Erie Co., PA
Bur: Edinboro Cemetery,
Edinboro, Erie Co., PA
Occupation: Engineer on the Erie Rail Road
Father: Robert Guy Chapin
Mother: Mable Flaugh
Married: 06 Aug 1938 at W. Middlesex, PA, Doris Elizabeth Swift,
daughter of Fred Swift and Maude Goodell
1920 Census: Washington Twp. Erie Co., PA
1930 Census: Rockdale Twp. Crawford Co., PA
SS Death Index:
Name: Lawrence H. Chapin
Last Residence: 16403 Cambridge Springs, Crawford, Pennsylvania
Born: 9 Feb 1912
Last Benefit: 16412 Edinboro, Erie, Pennsylvania
Died: 15 Oct 2005
State (Year) SSN issued: Railroad Board (Issued Through) (Before 1951 )
Lawrence H. (Stub) Chapin
Edinboro - Lawrence H. (Stub) Chapin, 93, of Edinboro, died Saturday, Oct 15, 2005, at Saint Vincent Health Center, Erie. He was born in Rockdale Township, Feb. 9, 1912, the son of the late Guy and Mabel Flaugh Chapin. Mr. Chapin was employed as a railroad engineer. He started at the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad in 1927 at age 15. He became an engineer in 1942 and worked there until his retirement in 1974. He was a member of Oasis Masonic Lodge 416, Zem Zem Shrine of Erie. He as a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Edinboro, had served as an elder, and was instrumental in building the new church.  He was preceded in death by his wife Doris Chapin, in 1998; a sister Meredith Steinhoff; and two brothers, Edson and Hubert Chapin. He is survived by one niece, Mary Jane Thomas of Cambridge Springs; and two nephews, Lynn Steinhoff of Fairfax, Va., and Richard Chapin of Chicago, Ill. Friends are invited to the memorial service at Glunt Funeral Home, 210 Erie St., Edinboro, Wednesday at 11 a. m. with the Rev. John Dietaz officiating. Burial will be in Edinboro Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the
First United Presbyterian Church of Edinboro, 4281 Route 6N, Edinboro, Pa. 16512