Obituary: Theresa Vadnais Chipman

Theresa Vadnais Chipma
Theresa Vadnais Chipma

Theresa Vadnais Chipman (“Terry”) passed away on July 4, 2018, at The Chateau at Moorings Park.

She was born December 5, 1924, in Woodstock, Connecticut, to Henry A. Vadnais and Bertha Vadnais.

Terry was raised in Putnam, Connecticut where she attended the Putnam Catholic Academy from first through twelfth grade. Terry graduated from Becker Secretarial School in Worcester, Massachusetts. Her first marriage to James J. Clerkin, Jr., ended with his death in 1975.

In 1988, Terry married William E. Chipman. Bill and Terry enjoyed a wonderful life together with many years of happiness until Bill’s death on October 24, 2017.

Theresa was an avid bridge player. She enjoyed membership in Wee Burn Country Club in Darien, Connecticut, and Royal Poinciana Golf Club in Naples, Florida.

Terry’s brother, Henry A. Vadnais, Jr., predeceased her in 1996. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia A. Clerkin, of Naples, Florida, and Morristown, New Jersey, and nieces and nephews.

Interment will be private in the Chipman Family Mausoleum at the Easton Cemetery, in Easton, Pennsylvania.

In lieu of flowers all are asked to make a contribution to a charity of their choice.

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