Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyRobert Elwood Chapel

Parents

FatherRobert William Chapel (7 November 1876 - 19 June 1947)
MotherRose Anna Garrett (6 December 1892 - 12 October 1971)

Personal Information

Record Created: 28 November 2009; Last Edited: 28 November 2009 
NameRobert Elwood Chapel
GenderMale
Born 13 April 1917 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut1
Married 14 September 1940 in Uncasville, New London County, Connecticut to Helen Teresa Krupowski2
Died 25 May 1980 in New London, New London County, Connecticut1
Buried in Comstock Cemetery, Montville, New London County, Connecticut3

Biography

Robert is a WWII Army veteran serving at the Battle of the Bulge and spending time wounded in Stalag 4B POW camp in Muhlberg, Germany. Prior to the war he worked at Robert Gair Mill and afterward he worked for 30 years at Robertson Paper Box in Montville where he was a box machine operator.4

Family

Spouse 1FamilyHelen Teresa Krupowski (daughter of Alexander Krupowski and Marcella ‘Mary’ Zacharowa)
Born 14 July 1920 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut
Married 14 September 1940 in Uncasville, New London County, Connecticut to Robert Elwood Chapel
Died 26 May 2010 in New London, New London County, Connecticut
  
Children of Robert Elwood Chapel and Helen Teresa Krupowski:
  
+1.FamilyRobert Elwood ‘Red’ Chapel, Jr.
Born 1 December 1942 in New London, New London County, Connecticut
Married 9 June 1962 in Waterford, New London County, Connecticut to Dale Mae Strickland
Died 2 December 2010 in Quaker Hill, Connecticut
  
+2.FamilyRaymond Edward Chapel
Born 17 March 1951
Married 11 May 1974 in New London, New London County, Connecticut to Patricia Lynn Hatch
Died 21 November 2009 in New London, New London County, Connecticut
  
+3.FamilyShirley Ellen Chapel
Born 8 May 1954 in New London, New London County, Connecticut
Married 16 November 1974 in Quaker Hill, Connecticut to Peter Ramsay Smith
  

Sources

  1. Death Certificate, Connecticut, Montville, Certificate No. 10 (1980), Robert E. Chapel. Copy in possession of Shirley (Chapel) Smith.
  2. Marriage Certificate, State of Connecticut, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Town of Montville: Robert Elwood Chapel and Helen Teresa Krupowski. Certified copy in possession of Shirley (Chapel) Smith.
  3. Email from Shirley (Chapel) Smith to Lee Gazlay 14 November 2010.
  4. Information provided from personal knowledge by Shirley Ellen (Chapel) Smith