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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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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