Ellen (Donahue) Chapman

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Ellen (Donahue) ChapmanEllen (Donahue) Chapman,62, of Troy and formerly of Rindge, passed peacefully in the comfort of her home on Monday, November 27, 2023.

She was born a daughter to Judy (Ball) and the late Richard Donahue on August 25, 1961, in Wrentham, MA. She was educated at South Eastern Regional School in Easton, MA., class of 1980.

On August 8, 1981 Ellen exchanged vows with the love of her life Ronald E. Chapman. They were married at the Christian Missionary Alliance in Foxboro, MA. The Chapmans had been married for 42 years.

Ellen was very active in 4H for many years Ellen (Donahue) Chapmanand was passionate about creating Fine Art. She also enjoyed Orthodontic Dentistry, especially with children. Many who met her called her “Sweet, sweet Ellen.” She had a way of comforting those whose life was in need of prayer. A true kindred spirit to those in need of a heart that listened and loved.

Mrs. Chapman leaves behind her loving husband, Ronald Chapman of Troy, NH.; their four children, Seth Chapman of Keene, NH., Merrilea Tanner of Dunbarton, NH., Mercy Chapman of Troy, NH. and Quinn Chapman of Fitzwilliam, NH as well as her eight grandchildren. She also leaves behind her mother, Judith Wells of Keene, NH., and her two siblings, her brother William Donahue of Boston, MA., and her sister Deborah Ellen (Donahue) ChapmanDonahue (Angers) of Sequim, Washington. She is predeceased by her brother, Richard James Donahue Jr.

A funeral service for Ellen will be held on January 6, 2024, at 1:00 pm in the Hope Chapel, 667 Main St. Keene, NH. 03431. While flowers are gladly accepted the family asks that donations be made out in Ellens’s name to Hyperbaric Fitness, www.hyperbaricfitness.com. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. West Swanzey, NH. 03469. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com.

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