Martin Bishop Chapman (Chrapciak), son of the late Anna Biskup Chrapciak and Martin Chrapciak formerly of Liptupski Mikulas, Czechoslovakia, died 03 July13 peacefully at home on Ocean Avenue, Manasquan, NJ. Martin B. Chapman was born in Hoboken, NJ, on 19 July 1920 and lived in Jersey City, Maywood, and Manasquan. He has a graduate degree in chemistry from Rutgers University. He was awarded two Bronze Stars during WWII, when he served as a Special Agent, War Department, assigned to HHQ, 63rd Infantry Division. LT. Martin B. Chapman apprehended numerous Nazi officers during the Battle of the Bulge as they attempted to flee Germany. Before and after the War, he worked as a chemist and supervisor for The Joseph Dixon Crucible Company, retiring with over 50 years of service. Martin B. Chapman is survived by his wife Elizabeth Marilyn Koch Chapman, their son Martin John Dean Bishop and daughter-in-law Theresa Chapman of Seekonk, Massachusetts, 2 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A private wake will be held Saturday, 06 July, at 0900hrs at Neary Quinn Funeral Home,39 South St, Manasquan, NJ. A ceremony with full military honors will be held on morning of 09 August at Maple Grove Cemetary, Hackensack, NJ.