Robert E. "Bob" Kapp Sr.

Robert E. "Bob" Kapp, Sr., 87, of Susquehanna Twp., entered into Eternal Life on Saturday, June 23, 2012, to be with his loving wife Dottie who passed away in November last year.
He was born on October 11, 1924, to the late Whilmont E. and Nellie Taylor Kapp.
Bob was a wonderful, devoted and faithful husband, father and grandfather to his family and will be missed dearly and remembered forever by those who knew him.
Mr. Kapp served in the U.S. Army during WWII on a B17 "Worry Bird" for the 487th Bombing Division as a machine gunner in the bottom ball turret.
He was married to Dottie on February 6, 1949, in Camp Hill, PA and started a wonderful life together of 61 years.
Bob then started his career as a men's clothing salesman at Stark Brothers in Harrisburg. He then managed Hughes & Hatcher men's clothing store at the Harrisburg East Mall. He retired at Irving Shoes in the Colonial Park Mall.
He was a member of the First Alliance Church in Susquehanna Twp. He was active in the Elderberries and delivered Meals on Wheels. He was a former member of Grace United Methodist Church of Penbrook.
He is survived by his two sons, Robert E. Kapp, Jr. of Susquehanna Twp., and Douglas L. Kapp and his wife, Terri P. (Morgan) Kapp of Dauphin; and two grandsons, Jeremy D. and Justin L. Kapp of Dauphin.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 29, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at First Alliance Church, 403 South Progress Avenue, Harrisburg, with Rev. John Stoeckle officiating. Viewing will be from 10-11:00 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow in Mechanicsburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Bob's church at the above address.
Arrangements are entrusted to Zimmerman-Auer Funeral Home, Inc., Harrisburg.
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Doug and Rob
I was very sadden to read the passing of both your parents. They were so kind to me and my dogs. I will miss them and think of them often, they were like my surrogate parents since moving next door to them many years ago.
carol sylvester
September 11, 2012
Rob-

Another American from the WW2 generation passes from this realm. My condolences, as I remember your Dad from Grace EUB, and as the gentleman who saw to my apparel needs at H&H and Stark Brothers. In every way that I knew him, he was genuine.

Regards,
Scott Campbell
Camp Hill, PA
July 5, 2012
Dear Bob and family, We used to worship with your parents at First Alliance Church. We will be praying for you as you adjust to your loss. But remember, we will all see your parents again in heaven. Wishing you strength in God's love, Kaye & Larry Weiss
July 2, 2012
Doug,
Thinking of you and your family with the loss of your Dad.
Ken and Anne-Marie Atticks
Ken Atticks
June 29, 2012
Doug,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family with the loss of your Dad.
Barb and Dave Atticks
June 28, 2012
Doug:
May you and your family sense God's comfort and presence during this time of loss.

Myra, Micah and Amanda
June 28, 2012
DOUG, SORRY TO ABOUT YOUR LOSE STAY STRONG AND MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU.
APRIL (STATE ST,)
June 28, 2012

Doug,
So sorry to hear of your loss, just wanted you to know your in our thoughts
fondly,
Robin, Barry, Jim
Snavely & Dosch
June 28, 2012
Doug, Rob, Terri and Grandsons,
Bob was my cousin, and we were together often when we were growing up, visiting on Sundays, going on picnics which always included every dish imaginable since our mothers were excellent cooks. Bob even took me to the Hershey Ballroom to see and dance to name bands. Happy memories. Our deepest sympathy and love, Doris and Fred Smith
June 27, 2012
Doug,Rob,Terri and family,
As others have written in this Guestbook....many fond memories of Mr. and Mrs. Kapp together on 30th Street. There was always something cooking that smelled wonderful in the kitchen-- Mr. Kapp always looking sharp in his taylored suit-- The summer night basketball games with friends-and always feeling welcomed in your home. Thanks for the memories Mr. and Mrs. Kapp.
Fondly,

Clark Gaughan
June 26, 2012
Rob,Doug,Terri,and Grandsons,
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time with the loss of your Dad and Grandfather.
He was a wonderful person and he will be in our hearts forever.
Love,
Carol and Denny
June 26, 2012
Doug and Rob,

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I did not hear of your Mom passing last year and saddened to hear of your Dad's passing. I have fond thoughts of them both as they opened their hearts and they always made me feel at home when I visited.

You were lucky to have such great parents and role models for you both.
Robert Peiffer
June 26, 2012
Doug and Rob
I was saddened to hear of the death of Bob and Dottie. It's been a long time since the days around the 30th Street neighborhood, but I have many fond memories of you, the neighbors, and my girls.
PETE PACKER
June 26, 2012
I used to live across the street from Bob and Dottie, and enjoyed watching them working side by side around their lovely home, and later with the help of grandchildren. They are an awesome couple- a good memory.
Kathleen Schimmel
June 26, 2012
I worked for Mr. Kapp when he managed Hughes & Hatcher at the Harrisburg East Mall when I was in college. He was a great man to work for. I loved his stories about his time in the Air Corps during WWII. So long Mr. Kapp, you were indeed a good man.
Dennis Keller
June 26, 2012
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