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Edward Kapp Obituary

Edward "Eddie" Kapp, 82, died Saturday at his home in South Abington Twp. He was the widower of Helen Marie Kasper Kapp, who died in 2017. They were married more than 60 years and she was the absolute love of his life.

Born in West Scranton, he was the son of the late Edward and Maureen Joyce Kapp. Eddie was educated in the Scranton schools and was a proud United States Marine Corps veteran. Before retirement, he was in the trucking business and, at one time, he owned Eastern Auto Transport of Palisades Park, N.J. For the last 23 years of his career, he hauled test vehicles for Ford Motor Co. Research and Engineering of Dearborn, Mich., transporting to the various test facilities and traveling in 48 states, Canada and Mexico. He personally compiled more than 5 million miles of driving. For several years, he was also a commercial pilot who owned two of his own airplanes.

Eddie was a member of Our Lady of the Snows Church, the Italian-American Civil Rights League, the Victor Alfieri Society, and was active in the Pittston Bocce League. Having an unstoppable zest for life, he participated in many things such as skydiving, auto racing, and enjoyed many trips to Italy with his beautiful wife.

Surviving are three sons, Michael Kapp of Mechanicsburg, Sean Kapp and his companion, Susan Duckworth, of Waverly; and Mike Sisson and his wife, Kim, of Alpharetta, Ga.; a daughter-in-law, Beth Kapp of Pittsburgh; a brother, Robert Kapp and his wife, Louise, of Olyphant; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by his son, Steven Kapp.

A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held with services by the Rev. Stephen Asomah, assistant pastor. Entombment will take place in Cathedral Cemetery.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to , 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or the - Philadelphia, Attn: Development Office, 3551 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19140.


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