John A. Capwell, 66, of Asylum Township, Pa., passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa.
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John was born on Lime Hill, Wyalusing Township, Pa., on Jan. 8, 1948, a son of Raymond Capwell Sr. and Olive Clark Capwell. He attended Wyalusing High School and in early years was employed by Herman Rynveld Sons in New Albany, Pa. John was later employed by Hoffman New Yorker in Dushore, Pa., for many years until his retirement. John was a member of the Towanda Gun Club, Asylum VFW Post and the AM Vets. He enjoyed small engine repair and camping and was a WWF, NASCAR and Tuff Truck Racing fan. John also enjoyed time spent with friends at his special nephew, Kenny Bob Walter's Garage in Asylum Township. John was a caring loving husband and will be remembered by many for his winning smile.
Surviving are his wife, Debra Markish Capwell, children, Mary Michaud and husband Russell of Linden, Pa., Bobbi Gregory and friend Todd, step-children Shane Spencer and wife Dee of Monroeton, Steven Spencer of Mildred, Tammy Bird and husband Kyle of Dushore; 15 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; sisters Angela Benninger and husband Foster of Rome, Anna Cory of Wyalusing; brothers Raymond Capwell Jr. and wife Karen of Ann Arbor, Mich., William Capwell of Warren Center as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Capwell, a sister, Shirley Capwell and step daughter, Kay Nolan.
Funeral services will be private. There are no calling hours.
The Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home of Towanda, Pa., is assisting John's Family with arrangements.
Memories and condolences may be expressed by visiting www.bowenfuneralhomes.com.
Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home
217 York Avenue
Towanda, PA 18848
Published in Daily Review on Aug. 4, 2014