Ethel M. Chapman

Newport, N.H. — Ethel M. Chapman, 88, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, after a long illness, at home in Newport, N.H. with her family by her side. She was born in Webster, N.H. the daughter of Harry and Lucy Hanson.

Her family includes Sidney LaQuire Sr. and his wife, Carolyn of Lempster, Edward LaQuire Sr. and his wife, Edna of Newport; Lois Kennett and her husband, Moe of Newport and Winona Young and her husband, Tom of Greenville, S.C.; also several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Kenneth LaQuire whom she married on June 8, 1946; and two children, Clarence and Doris in 1963; her second husband, Arnold Chapman; two brothers, Forrest and Harold and two sisters, Helen Hanson and Hazel Simpson.

There will be no visiting hours or services per her request.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ethel’s memory to VT/NH Hospice Visiting Nurses Association, 66 Benning Street, Lebanon, NH 03776.

Arrangements are with the Stringer Funeral Home and Crematorium, 146 Broad Street. To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence, visit