Edward H. Capelle, 82, of Monroeville, died early Friday morning, March 14, 2014 in the Gaymont Nursing Home, Norwalk, following a lengthy illness.
He was born March 28, 1931 in Custar, Ohio and had lived in Monroeville since 1964.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Ed was employed by the Erie Blacktop Company until his retirement in 1997. Prior to this, he had worked for Barry Equipment, selling Caterpillar Heavy Equipment.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Monroeville, the Knight of Columbus, St. John Newman Chapter No. 1117, American Legion Post 547, Monroeville, and the Izaak Walton Society.
He is survived by two sons: Mike Capelle of Monroeville and Scott (Lynda) Capelle of Upper Sandusky, two grandchildren: Bryan and Sarah, one brother: Martin (Shirley) Capelle of Bowling Green, one sister: Kathleen Capelle of Norwalk, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Marie Capelle in 2005, his parents: Hubert & Esther (Poland) Capelle, and one sister: Mary Lou Richard.
Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 PM Monday, March 17, 2014 at the Pfeil Funeral Home, Monroeville Chapel, 109 Monroe Street, Monroeville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, March 18, 2014 in the St. Joseph Catholic Church, 66 Chapel Street, Monroeville. The Rev. William Pifher will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Monroeville. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph School Endowment Fund.
Condolences may be shared with the family at pfeilfuneralhome.com.