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Terrence 'Terry' Cappel

January 9, 1951 ~ December 5, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Terrence Cappel Obituary

Loving Son of the late Harry and Rita Cappel. 

Devoted father of Terra and Nick (Lisa) Cappel . Loving grandfather of Jared, Kaylee, Penny and Maddie.  Dear brother of Jennifer (Jerry) Gamel, Jeff Cappel, Harriet (Gordon) Cappel, Donald (Wyndi) Cappel and Larry Cappel .  Preceded in death by Mike Cappel (Debbie) and Joe Cappel. Loving uncle to Shelly, Harry, Patrick, Candace, Kasey, Dusty, Robyn, Emily, Nathan, Quinn, Demi, Veronica, Joe, and Lauren. 

Terry was a proud graduate of Elder High School where he ran track and cross country and he dearly loved the Price Hill community.

Terry was drafted in the United States Army during the Vietnam era and served from April 1971 to April 1973, including 12 months with the military police in West Berlin's Spandau Prison, guarding it's only prisoner, Nazi Deputy Fuhrer Rudolph Hess.Terry retired from the United States Post Office.

Terry had many hobbies. He loved the Cincinnati Reds and music of the band Chicago, television shows and movies. You could ask Terry any question about a movie, band or baseball player and he knew the answer! He was the first one on your phone a friend list. He was passionate about the Cincinnati Reds he kept up the stats on all the players for the past 50 years. Terry was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1987. Later in life he wasn't able to attend Reds games and Elder football games with his family, he would call his siblings to discuss the past and present games he made sure we all knew when the Reds were on!

He fought his battle with MS until his passing on December 5th. He will be missed by his family and friends. Donations may be directed to Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263-3597.

Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday, January 9, 2024,  10:00AM, St. William Church 4108 West Eighth Street, Price Hill.  A Celebration of Life will immediately follow in Father Reardon Hall from 11:00AM-2:00PM. Additionally, Military Honors are scheduled for 11:00AM in church.  Ralph Meyer & Deters Funeral serving the family.

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Services

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
January 9, 2024

10:00 AM
St. William Church
4108 W. 8th St.
Cincinnati, OH 45205

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
January 9, 2024

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Father Reardon Hall-St. William Church
4108 West 8th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45205

Military Honors
Tuesday
January 9, 2024

11:00 AM
St. William Church
4108 W. 8th St.
Cincinnati, OH 45205

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