YARMOUTH — Fred J. “Jack” Chipman Jr., 102, died Feb. 5 at Bay Square.
Chipman was born in Portland on Jan. 28, 1910, to Addie Cram Chipman and Dr. Fred J. Chipman. He graduated from Deering High School and Gray’s Business School.
In 1941, he was appointed by Chief Justice Guy Sturgis to the State of Maine District Court as a court reporter. He retired at 60.
In 1944, he was drafted into the U.S. Navy and served in the Pacific. He was honorably discharged in 1946.
Chipman and Lucia Gardner Chipman, his wife of 71 years, lived in Falmouth and later Cumberland for 20 years before moving to Bay Square in Yarmouth two years ago. He and his wife were members of the Foreside Community Church.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Nancy Ellen Chipman Creamer; his parents; and sister, Gladys Chipman Dobson. He is survived by his wife; sons Stephen G. Chipman and his wife, Carol, of Chelmsford, Mass., and Joseph Creamer of South Easton, Mass.; four granddaughters, Beth Riel of Manchester, N.H., Susan Chipmen of Fitchburg, Mass., Ellen Creamer Hawrylciw of Foxboro, Mass., and Jennifer Creamer of Norwood, Mass.; and three great grandsons, Timothy Riel, Brian Hawrylciw and Ethan Hawrylciw; his niece, Judy Dobson Wood of South Berwick; and nephew, Richard A. Dobson of Castleton, N.Y.
A private burial service will be held in the spring.