Arleen M. Chapin of Sagamore Beach, who leaves family in Falmouth, died at home on May 28. Ms. Chapin, 83, lived in the same home where she had spent summer days of her childhood with her parents and grandparents.
The daughter of John and Mary Haran, she was born in Boston and raised in Dorchester.
She was the wife of Willis Hovey Chapin. They were married in 1958 and moved to Sagamore Beach in 1964 to raise their family. Her husband died in December.
Ms. Chapin worked for 20 years as a court reporter for the district attorney’s office in Plymouth County.
She was educated at University of Massachusetts Boston and Trinity College Dublin; she received her bachelor’s degree in Irish history at the age of 68.
She leaves two sons, Tim Chapin of East Falmouth and Dan Chapin of Bourne; three grandchildren, Madeline Chapin Amberg, Christopher Chapin and Matthew Chapin; three siblings, Barbara Dinn, Kevin Haran and Jack Haran; and other family.
Services for Arleen and Hovey Chapin will be Saturday, June 19, at 10 AM at St. Margaret’s Church, 141 Main Street in Buzzards Bay.