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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Gerald C. Hoover
HOOVER – Gerald C., 79, Cambria Township, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
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