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Barbara A. Kapp

Saturday, November 9, 2019 @ 05:11 PM

Posted by Aly Delp

barbara-kappBarbara A. Kapp, 81, of Oil City, PA, died Friday November 8, 2019, and went to be with her Lord.

Born April 19, 1938, in Greenville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Robert Clark and Lois I Bennett Brooks.

Barbara was a graduate of Oil City High School. She was married on June 17, 1955, in Shippenville, to Edward L. Kapp, and he preceded her in death in 1998.

Barbara had worked as the head cook at the Oil City Presbyterian Home before retiring.

Barbara affectionately known as “Benny” to her family, will be remembered for being a great baker, and one who enjoyed spending time with family. She enjoyed going to the Kapp reunions, dinners at Red Lobster and family vacations. She also enjoyed yard sales, reading and shopping.

She attended the Oil City Community Alliance Church.

Barbara is survived by four children, Stanley E. Kapp & his wife Mary of Florida, Daniel L. Kapp & his wife Joy of Derrick City, Timothy A. Kapp & his wife Jeannie of Seneca, Beth A. Hazlett & her husband Wayne of Oil City; a daughter-in-law, Tangy Kapp of Seneca; and 14 grandchildren, Matthew, Stephanie, Derek, Andrew, Ryan, Krista, Kara, Christopher, Adam, Brandon, Noah, Hannah, Natalie and Sidney. 18 great-grandchildren also survive.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son David S. Kapp and her brother Frederick Clark.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday November 16 at 2:00 p.m. in the Reinsel Funeral Home with Fran Nesta, presiding. Interment will be in Venus Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or to the Oil City Library.

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