Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyRobert Elwood ‘Red’ Chapel, Jr.

Parents

FatherRobert Elwood Chapel (13 April 1917 - 25 May 1980)
MotherHelen Teresa Krupowski (14 July 1920 - 26 May 2010)

Personal Information

Record Created: 19 February 2010; Last Edited: 2 December 2012 
NameRobert Elwood ‘Red’ Chapel, Jr.
GenderMale
Born 1 December 1942 in New London, New London County, Connecticut1
Married 9 June 1962 in Waterford, New London County, Connecticut to Dale Mae Strickland2
Died 2 December 2010 in Quaker Hill, Connecticut3
Buried in Union Cemetery, Waterford, New London County, Connecticut3

Biography

Red graduated in 1960 from Norwich Technical School. He was a member of the Quaker Hill Fire House. Red owned Chapel Painting Co., which he operated along with his son Kenneth. He also owned and operated Bob’s Rod and Tackle shop in Quaker Hill after he retired from his painting business.3

Family

Spouse 1FamilyDale Mae Strickland (daughter of Tryon Strickland and Ethel Hubert)
Born 12 November 1942 in New London, New London County, Connecticut
Married 9 June 1962 in Waterford, New London County, Connecticut to Robert Elwood ‘Red’ Chapel, Jr.
  
Children of Robert Elwood ‘Red’ Chapel, Jr. and Dale Mae Strickland:
  
1.FamilyKenneth Wayne Chapel
Born 4 June 1963
Married 23 August 1992 in Waterford, New London County, Connecticut to Dana S. (née Nygren) Pierce
  
+2.FamilyDiane Marie Chapel
Born 16 August 1969 in New London, New London County, Connecticut
Married 14 October 1989 in Quaker Hill, Connecticut to Donald Dale Ross
Married 24 December 2009 to Carl Joseph Zacchara (born Dustin John Wilson)
  

Sources

  1. Birth Certificate, Connecticut, Robert Elwood Chapel, Jr. Copy in possession of Shirley Ellen (Chapel) Smith
  2. Information provided from personal knowledge by Shirley Ellen (Chapel) Smith and Robert Elwood Chapel, Jr.
  3. Obituary, The Day, New London, Connecticut, Robert E. Chapel, 4 December 2010.