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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Mary J. Cappel, 78 – Graduate of the Ford School of Business

Mary J. Cappel, 78, of Pottsville, passed away Monday, July 27, at Schuylkill Center, Schuylkill County.

Born in Pottsville, on October 20, 1941, of the late Madelyn (Wagner) and William S. Whyte.

She was the wife of Ronald Cappel.

She was a graduate of Schuylkill Haven High School, Class of 1960 and the Ford School of Business in 1961. She was formerly employed by the Argo Store, Pottsville and Dollar General, Cressona.

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In addition to her husband, she is survived by a sister Ada Horn wife of John, Lebanon; nephews Christopher M. Horn, Lebanon and Geoffery W. Horn, Greensboro, NC; grand nieces Amanda Kohr and Chloe Horn; great grand nephew Michael Fario-Kohr; sisters in law Beverly Whyte and Carol Whyte, both of Florida; numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her brothers William C. and Richard J. Whyte.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hillside SPCA, PO Box 233, Pottsville PA 17901 or Schuylkill Center, 1000 Schuylkill Manor Road, Pottsville PA 17901.

Services will be held privately.

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