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On Sunday, January 27, 2013, Michael Hegel Kappaz of Potomac, MD. Beloved husband of Chafica Dau Kappaz; father of George Kappaz (Amarie), Nuni Fairbanks (Ralph), Christina Kappaz (Mauricio), Karen Donatelli (Christopher), William Kappaz (Laura), Patricia Slipher (Geoffrey). Son of Elena Kappaz and George Kappaz (deceased). Brother of Winston Kappaz, Julieta Guarin, Maria Eugenia Barake, Jose Kappaz; grandfather of Alexandra, Michael, Katherine and Patrick Kappaz; Ralph, Peter, Christina, James, Emily, Mary and Charles Fairbanks; Camila and Lucas Ardila; Christopher, Caroline, Claudia and Catherine Donatelli; Ava and Julia Kappaz; and Alia and Mark Andrew Slipher. Mr. Kappaz is also survived by his many nieces and nephews all over the world.
The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2013 and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Joseph Gawler's Sons, 5130 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday February 2, 2013 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church at 9200 Kentsdale Dr., Potomac MD immediately followed by interment. Memorial donations may be made to Catholic Charities of Washington, DC. Please view and sign guestbook at www.mem.com and www.josephgawlers.com

Published in The Washington Post from Jan. 30 to Jan. 31, 2013
Arrangements under the direction of:
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