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Elizabeth Vasicek Brown Chapman, 101, of Bridgeport, passed away Saturday (Feb. 25, 2017) at United Hospital Center. She was born on November 23, 1915 in Grafton, a daughter of the late Carl and Leona (Orfamus) Vasicek.

She is survived by one son, Gregory Brown of Bridgeport; and two stepsons, Steve (Joyce) Chapman of Florida and Rick Chapman of Costa Rica; a sister, Anne Lough of Fairmont; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Vasicek of Rivesville; a brother-in-law, King (Barbara) Chapman of Florida; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her first husband, Warren Brown; and second husband Richard Chapman; an infant son, Eddy Brown; four brothers and their spouses, Carl (Blanche) Vasicek, Lewis (Helen) Vasicek, George (Kathleen) Vasicek and Edward Vasicek; three sisters, Emma Vasicek, Rose (Andy) Deering and Leona (Andy) Stevenski; and a brother-in-law, Ed Lough.

She was a wonderful homemaker and mother. She enjoyed playing golf, traveling, playing bridge and working in her flower garden. She loved to entertain family and friends. The family would like to acknowledge the excellent care she received at the Brookdale Assisted Living facility in Bridgeport.

The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, WV 26554. The funeral service will be held in the at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. A committal service will follow at Shinnston Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on February 26, 2017
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