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Jan Chapin, social worker

Jan Chapin, social worker

Jan Chapin, a social worker who enjoyed the arts and sports, died March 14 from metastatic melanoma at her Cockeysville home. She was 65.

The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, the former Elizabeth Jan Iaderosa, who was known as Jan, was born in Bradford, Pa.

She was raised in Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Virginia, Kansas, Maryland and Hawaii, where she graduated in 1965 from Bradford High School.

Mrs. Chapin earned a bachelor's degree in 1969 from Villa Maria College, which is now Gannon University College, in Erie, Pa.

In 1975, she earned a master's degree in clinical social work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work and Community...