In Memory of




Obituary for Jeanette E. Chapman

Jeanette E Chapman passed into eternal rest after a brief illness on March 22nd 2021.
Jeanette was born on June 3rd 1937 in Haverstraw, NY to Grace & Jessie Alsdorf. She was the youngest of seven children. Jeanette was employed by IBM in Poughkeepsie, NY as a Secretary and retired in 1993.
Jeanette met the love of her life David P Chapman while roller skating at the Avalon Roller Rink in Newburgh, NY. They were married February 16th, 1958 and settled in Poughkeepsie that year. She dedicated her life to her family. In addition to roller skating Jeanette loved to travel. Hawaii, The Grand Canyon, and Alaska were some of her favorite places.
Jeanette was pre-deceased by her husband David, her parents Grace & Jessie, Her sisters Edna, Ethel, Vivian, Florence, and Dorothy, her brother Thomas, all of their spouses, and several nephews. She was also pre-deceased by her daughter- in-law Kathy Chapman, and her son in-law Brian Wojszynski.
Jeanette is survived by her children Deborah Hayes and her husband Edward of Poughkeepsie, Brian Chapman of LaGrange, Scott Chapman and his wife JoAnne of Poughkeepsie, and Linda Wojszynski of Hyde Park. She is also survived by her Grandchildren Sara Chapman of Queens, Amanda Chapman and her fiancé Morgan Harvey of Beaverton Oregon, Shannon Twohig and her husband Sean of Poughkeepsie, Cody Wojszynski and his fiancé Susan LePera of LaGrange, Bobbi Chapman of Poughkeepsie, and Joshua Wojszynski of Hyde Park, two great grandchildren Luna and Willow Harvey of Beaverton Oregon, and her best friend Mary Colon of Poughkeepsie.
Services will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wm. G. Miller & Son F.H.,. Inc. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hudson Valley Hospice whose services are invaluable. If you wish to send an online condolence please visit our website at