Ernest F. Chapman Monday, January 24, 1938 - Monday, August 7, 2017

Ellicottville, NY - Ernest F. Chapman ,79, of Ellicottville,NY passed away Monday August 7,2017 at his home. He was born on January 24,1938 in Ellicottville,NY the son of the late John and Stella (Marsh) Chapman. On July 15, 1961 in Little Valley, NY he marred the former Sandra McClure who predeceased him in 2002. Mr. Chapman was a Supervisor with the NYS Dept. of Transportation for 30 years. He was also a dairy farmer for most of his life. He is survived by 2 sons Leonard Chapman and Rodney Chapman, both of Ellicottville, NY, and a daughter Denise Ditcher also of Ellicottville, NY and 3 grandchildren John , Amanda and Lance. Also surviving is his loving companion Mary and several nieces and nephews. Besides his loving wife he was predeceased by a brother Raymond Chapman and a sister Edna Kenyon. Friends may call on Wednesday August 9, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM from Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 411 Rock City Street in Little Valley, NY where funeral services will be held on Thursday August 10, 2017 at 11 AM. Burial will be in Green Cemetery in Great Valley, NY. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donors choice.

Service Details: Calling hours from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Mentley Funeral Home Inc. on Wednesday, August 9 2017. Funeral services from the funeral home on Thursday, August 10 2017 at 11 AM. Burial in Green Cemetery in Great Valley.

Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 411 Rock City Little Valley, NY