Vera was born February 2, 1916 in Jackson, Michigan and moved to Port Charlotte 35 years ago from Michigan. Vera was a member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church. She was a member of the Catholic Council of Women for the church; a member of St. Anthony’s Guild, Isabelle Guild of Knights of Columbus and the Ministry of Care at local assisted living facilities in Charlotte County. Vera was an avid bingo player and was always on top of her game. She was a wonderful mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend and will be missed very much by all who loved and knew her.
She is survived by her 2 daughters, Judy M. Jahn (Richard P.) and Janette E. Levier (Robert E.) both of Port Charlotte; 3 sons, Charles J. (Joe) Chapman, Jr. and James (JT) T. Chapman both of Port Charlotte and Gerald F. Chapman (Mary) of Bethesda, MD; a sister, Julia Curylo of West Chicago, IL; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, C. Joseph Chapman.