She was known as a kind and caring woman of faith.
WELLSVILLE – Marjorie Darlene Chapman, 78, was called home by her Lord and Savior to walk with her through those pearly gates of Heaven. Jan. 25, 2021.
Darlene was born in Cuba on Dec. 27, 1942 to Harold and Evelyn (Gleason) Hickey, the youngest of three siblings, and grew up in Belmont.
She worked for Fisher Price Toys in Holland, Andover Medical Building and as a caregiver. Her favorite job of all was Homemaker.
Darlene loved the Lord and became a born-again Christian on April 16, 1972. She devoted her life to her God and her family. She was known as a kind and caring woman of faith. Her life was an open book to everyone, sharing with them the hope and joy of the Lord that lived within her heart.
She cherished the roles of mother, grandmother and more recently great grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, spending time around the dinner table, and camping overnight with her grandsons on the living room floor. She treasured the endless photos she took and reflected upon them fondly. She looked forward to leaving them as a legacy. She will be remembered as a kind and caring woman of faith.
Darlene is survived by a daughter, Laurie D. Hickey of Wellsville; a son, Joseph T. (Karen) Chapman of Wellsville; one sister, Patricia Schriner of Colo.; three grandsons, Vincent (Ashley) Chapman of Watertown, Hunter (Michelle) Chapman of Troy, Ohio and Preston (Sueann) Chapman of Wellsville; her first sweet great granddaughter, Amara Chapman of Wellsville and a niece and nephew.
Darlene was predeceased by her parents Harold and Evelyn Hickey, her brother, Harold “Jim” Hickey and his wife, Anna “Kitty” Hickey.
There will be a private graveside service at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Belmont officiated by Pastor Jeremy Gorham of the Crosstown Alliance Church. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held in the spring at a time and date to be determined.