SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

February 27, 2013

Jean Chaplik, 86


Marblehead — Jean Chaplik (Jeannie C), age 86, of Marblehead, MA, and Naples, Florida, died peacefully on February 24, 2013. During her illness, she was surrounded by family and friends. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Jean lived and raised her family in Marblehead for over 50 years.

She was the beloved wife of Norm Robertie and loving mother of her six children: Julia Chaplik and her husband Bob of Marblehead, Tony Chaplik and his wife Anna of Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, Amy Sim and her husband Chuck of Winterport, Maine, John Chaplik and his partner Natalie of Horseshoe Bend, Idaho, Joe Chaplik of Marblehead, and Paul and his wife Lynsey of Derry, NH, and six wonderful grandchildren: Erik, Melissa, Peter, Julia Rose, Madeline and Dusty and she was a loving step Mom to Joe and Christine Roberie of Rumney NH, and Rich and Mary Ellen (Robertie) Chanley of Gardner, MA. Jean felt blessed to be a friend of Bill W’s for over 46 years. She will be greatly missed.

ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be held at Star of the Sea Church, Marblehead, on Saturday, March 2nd, at noon. A celebration of Jean’s life will follow at the Gerry 5 Veteran Fireman’s Association at 210 Beacon Street in Marblehead. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Avow Hospice, 1095 Whipporwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105