- The Halifax Herald Limited, Saturday, 15 Feb 2003
CHIPMAN, Adelbert Miles "Bert" - Passed away peacefully, with Peter and Patricia by his side, Saturday, February 8, 2003, in Delta Hospital, Delta, B.C., after a short illness. Bert was 95 and visiting his son and daughter-in-law in British Columbia. He was the 8th generation descendent of the first Chipman to arrive in North America, Elder John Chipman who arrived in Massachusetts in 1637. Born in Middleton, May 14, 1907, he attended MacDonald Consolidated School and graduated from Acadia University in 1928. He received his MBA from Harvard in 1932, then taught at Pickering College, Ontario, before serving with Wartime Prices and Review Board, Ottawa. He married Elizabeth "Betty" deWitt in 1940 and they had sons, Peter in 1945 and Ernest in 1950. He returned to the Maritimes in 1945 living first in Halifax as an economist for the Nova Scotia government, then moving to Saint John in 1954 as chief accountant with T.S. Simms & Co. Bert also worked for J.D. Irving Marine Division, taught business at the S.J. Institute of Technology and finally was a chartered accountant in private practice. He was active for many years with his church, Lancaster Baptist, plus Kiwanis, and the boards of the Victorian Order of Nurses, Saint John Centra Care and N.B. Pastoral Institute that he helped found. He will be deeply missed by his surviving son, family, relatives and many friends with whom he remained in contact through the years. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Betty in 1976 and his son, Ernest in 2001. He is survived by his son, Peter (Patricia), Ladner, B.C.; his daughter-in-law, Dominique and his grandchildren Guillaume, Emily and Mathias, France; his sister, Elizabeth, Middleton; nephews, Warren (Annette), Bridgewater; Roy (Karen) Chipman, Nictaux. At Bert's request, donations in his memory may be made to University of New Brunswick, c/o the Ernest Chipman Scholarship Fund, Office of Donor Relations, P.O. Box 4400, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3. "We love you Dad".
Birth: Registration Year: 1907 - Page: 70900767