JOHNSTOWN — CAPLE – K. Grady Jr., 81, Johnstown, formerly of Westminster, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown. Born Feb. 22, 1931, in Sandy Mount, son of the late Kenneth Grady Caple Sr. and E. Mae (Hill) Caple. He was the husband of Norma Jean (Burkett Dodson) Caple. He was a 1949 graduate of Westminster High School and was his senior class vice president. He played on Westminster High School’s first ever football team. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the destroyer, USS Benner. He enjoyed the outdoors and served as a game warden for many years in Carroll County. He wrote a column in the Carroll County Times paper for several years regarding outdoor life. He also worked for the state of Maryland as an auditor in the sales tax division until his retirement in 1983. He enjoyed traveling and took many RV trips throughout the United States during his lifetime. After his retirement, he became an avid skier and enjoyed skiing at various resorts. Surviving in addition to his wife are daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Melvin Hoffman, Accident, Md.; son and daughter-in-law, Bart and Carol Caple, Lake Charles, La.; daughter, Tina Caple, Northeast, Md.; sisters and spouses, Phyllis and Jack Bowersox, and Patricia and David Burkholder, all of Westminster; brother and spouse, Wayne H. and Sharon Caple, Oakland, Md.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Ray A. Caple. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Bill Boyer officiating. Interment will be in Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery, Flintstone, Md., at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday with military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be made at www.prittsfuneralhome.com.
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Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
Robert W. Stephens
STEPHENS – Robert W., 70, Johnstown, died April 13, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Anna J. Treimer
TREIMER – Anna J., 80, Moxham, passed away April 13, 2014.
Richard T. Weimer Jr.
WEIMER – Richard “Rick” T. Jr., 69, New Florence, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at home.
YAROSH – Anna, 89, Portage, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
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Roy Edgar Layman
LAYMAN – Roy Edgar, 98, Maple Winds/Autumn’s View, Portage, formerly of Palestine Road, Salix, passed peacefully to his reward on April 11, 2014.
Mary M. Ross
ROSS – Mrs. Mary M., 94, Church of the Brethren Home, formerly of Central City, went to be with the Lord April 12, 2014.
Ann H. Orris
ORRIS – Ann H., 72, Johnstown, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Deovaux Holdsworth Jr.
HOLDSWORTH – Deovaux “Joe” Jr., 75, Homer City, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Dean L. Fetzer
FETZER – Dean L., 91, Jackson Township, entered into a new life April 12, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Betty Louise (Stover) Westover
WESTOVER – Betty Louise (Stover), 85, Carrolltown, formerly of La Jose, died April 12, 2014, at Golden Living Center Haida, Hastings, with her children at her side.
Jeannette (Baker) Tavernini
TAVERNINI – Mrs. Jeannette (Baker), 75, Casselberry, Fla., formerly of Portage, entered into new life April 12, 2014, at home.
John J. Branas
BRANAS – John J., 67, Portage, passed away April 12, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Mary A. Liptak
LIPTAK – Mary A., 92, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Gaynelle A. Ivory
IVORY – Gaynelle A., 73, Hastings, died April 12, 2014, at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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