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Donald A. Caple

October 17, 1937 ~ April 11, 2020 (age 82)


Donald A. Caple, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on April 11, 2020. He was born in Buffalo, New York on October 17, 1937 to the late Louis and Hester (Murdock) Caple.

Donald was married to the late Janet D. Erdmann on January 12, 1957 while serving in the Navy. Donald was a passionate farmer all his life as well as a truck driver. When he retired at the age of 55 he started his own dump truck business which he ran till the ripe old age of 82. He enjoyed refurbishing late model tractors, coffee clutching with the guys, and grooming his lawn every other day. He was involved in the Newstead Fire Co, AMVets, American Legion, and the NY Gas and Steamshow Association.

He is survived by his children Cindy (Brian) Chadsey, Justine Caple (Charles), Mike (Barb) Caple, Paula (John) Jendrowski, and Jess Caple, 12 Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren.

There will be a Memorial Service at Ross Funeral Home at the convenience of the family with a luncheon to follow. The family would ask you to consider donation to memorials made in Donald’s name to: Buffalo Hospice, 225 Como Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14227. 

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Services are to be announced


Hospice Buffalo
225 Como Park Blvd., Buffalo, NY 14227,

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