Roger A. Caples

-- Roger A. Caples, 62, formerly of Richford, Vt., died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at his home in Zepherhills, Fla., following a brief illness with acute myeloid leukemia.

He is also survived by two sons-in-law, Jeff Shaw of Bernardston, Mass., and Sean O'Connell of Colrain, Mass.; a daughter-in-law, Jennifer Caples of Greenfield, Mass., five grandchildren, Kyle Nartowicz, Jocelyn Rickey, Jasmine and Nelly O'Connell and Lydia Caples; three brothers-in-law, Stephen Patterson of Richford, Mark Marston of Richford and Steven Sanborn of Costa Rica; his sister Lenna Caples' dear friend, Brenda Smith of Hinsdale, N.H.; two sisters-in-law, Lisa Caples of Rochester, N.Y., and Kristi Caples of Anderson, Ind.

Funeral services will be held Friday morning, Oct. 17, at 10 at All Saints Catholic Church in Richford with the Rev. Frank Eksterwoicz celebrating the Mass of Christian burial. Graveside services will take place on Friday afternoon at 2 at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph.

Visiting hours will be held Friday morning from 8:45 to 9:45 at the SPEARS FUNERAL HOME, 140 Main St., in Richford.

For those who wish, contributions in his memory may be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation, 820 Davis St., Suite 420, Evanston, IL 60201.

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Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Oct. 15, 2003