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Donald Capps

Donald C. "Donnie" Capps

Wednesday, March 7th, 1945 - Friday, May 10th, 2019
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Donald Charles Capps, "Donnie", a 40 -year resident of Edgewater, MD, and previously of East Pines Riverdale, MD, died on Friday, May 10, 2019, at the Mandrin Chesapeake Inpatient Care Center in Harwood, MD following a six and a half year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 74.

Born March 7, 1945, in Washington, DC, to the late William T. and Lucille Capps, he was a 1964 graduate of Bladensburg High School. Donnie was a D.C. Firefighter at 13th and K street on Truck 3 Engine 16. He was stationed in Korea while serving in the U.S. Army. Donnie was a long time member of American Legion Post 7 in Annapolis and Post 226 in Edgewater.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert E. Capps.

Donnie is survived by his wife of 52 years, Jean Capps; three children, Susan (John) Tripodi of Arnold, MD, Dennis (Kerri) Capps of Manassas, VA, and Wendy (Dan) Boisse of Fayetteville, NC; a brother, William "Bill" (Jacquenette) Capps of Florence, AL; four grandchildren, Nathan Roomian of Fayetteville, NC, Angelica Cardenas of Keystone, CO, Alicia Cardenas of Chula Vista, CA, and Samantha Roomian of Fayetteville, NC; two great-grandchildren, Autumn and Nora; and three nephews, Steven Robert (Donna) Capps of South Carolina, Daniel (Alejandra and Rachel) Capps of Georgia, and Tommy (Jaedyn) Capps of California.

Friends are invited to celebrate Donnie's life at the Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, MD on Sunday, May 19, 2019, from 2 to 5 pm, where a funeral service will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019, at 10:30 am. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake, c/o Mandrin Inpatient Care Center, 90 Ritchie Hwy., Pasadena, MD 21122 or the Children's Hospital, c/o Burn Unit, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20010. Online guestbook available at KalasFuneralHomes.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, May 19th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Sunday, May 19th, 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Kalas Funeral Home - Edgewater
    Address
    2973
    SOLOMONS ISLAND RD
    EDGEWATER, MD 21037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, May 20th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Monday, May 20th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Kalas Funeral Home - Edgewater
    Address
    2973
    SOLOMONS ISLAND RD
    EDGEWATER, MD 21037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Marshall Family

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In love and honor to a wonderful man, who we know is deeply missed.
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Wendy Sipple

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Jeannie, Susan, Dennis, Wendy, Sending you many prayers for peace and comfort. Loving memories forever hold in your hearts.
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The Jaworski family

Posted at 06:16am
The Jaworski family would like to express our deepest sympathies to Donald’s family. We pray that you will be comforted by God’s s amazing peace and strength in knowing His love. May his beautiful spirit live on in his sweet and compassionate granddaughter Angelica and dear family
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JD

Posted at 12:20pm
May the family of Donald C. Capps please accept my sincere condolences hoping you find comfort in God's words at Acts 24:15 and Psalm 37:29.
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