Costume designer

Barbara Ann Chapman, 80, died Oct. 27, 2012.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Leo "Bo." She is survived by her children, Dale (Barb) Chapman of Stow, Wayne (Criss) Chapman of Cuyahoga Falls, Lynn (David) Chapman-Smith of Kentucky, Brian Chapman of Cuyahoga Falls and Mark (Dawn) Chapman of Uniontown; brothers, Ned Oberlin and Gary Riley and sister, Patricia Ariel; sisters-in-law Eileen Chapman, Nancy Heaton, Vicki Chapman; and brother-in-law Bill Chapman. She had 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Chapman was a talented costume designer and loved doing crafts. As an active lifelong member of the United Presbyterian Church of Cuyahoga Falls, she volunteered as a Sunday School teacher and deacon for many years, and recently was active in the prayer shawl ministry.

A funeral service was conducted in the United Presbyterian Church, the Rev. J. Ross Slaughter officiating. In lieu of other remembrances, memorials may be made to her church or Hospice of Visiting Nurse, 3358 Ridgewood Road, Copley 44333. Mrs. Chapman's video tribute will be viewable at Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home handled the arrangements.