Obituary: Mildred Chapman Webster, 89

Mildred Chapman Webster, 89, of Hyannis died Sunday December 9 after a long illness.

Mildred Chapman Webster, 89, died on December 9, 2012 at the Pavilion in Hyannis after a long illness.

Millie was born in Malden, Massachusetts on February 11, 1923, the daughter of Mary K. Culleton and Vine Stoddard Chapman. Millie graduated from Malden High School in 1941.

During the Second World War she enlisted in the United States Navy and served as a WAVE. In 1945 she married a Marine aviator and her son was born at the Chelsea Navy Hospital.

After the war she attended Fisher Junior College. She was a secretary for many years at the General Electric offices in Boston, to the admissions director of the Mount Hermon School, to the head of the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School in Concord, to the head of the Winsor School in Boston, and at Bolt Beranek and Newman in Cambridge.

Millie moved to Hyannis when she retired and was a volunteer at the Housing Assistance Corporation and at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Osterville, where she was a member.

Millie enjoyed bridge, bowling, golf, and lunch with her many friends. She is often remembered for her sense of humor, her love of sports cars, including at various times her red Porsche and her Mustang, and reading books.

Millie is survived by her son the Rev.Raymond Webster and his wife Eve of Amherst, by two grandchildren, Warren and Adelaide, both of New York City, by her sister Leatrice Breault of Harrisville, RI, and by her niece Lauren Walker of Farmington, CT and nephew Lance Breault of Harrisville, RI. She was pre-deceased by her sister Norma.

Her ashes will be interred in the garden of St. Peter's Church in Osterville. A memorial service is being planned.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Peter's Episcopal Church, PO Box 437, Osterville, MA 02655.


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