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September 23, 2018

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Gary E. Caprin Sr.


FULTON, NY – Gary E. Caprin Sr., 65, of Fulton, died Wednesday July 4, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.

Born in Fulton, he was a life resident of the Fulton – Oswego area.

Gary E. Caprin Sr.

Gary E. Caprin Sr.

Gary retired from Oswego City School District in 2008 after 23 years as a custodian.

He had previously worked for Laborers Local 214.

An avid bowler, Gary was inducted into the Fulton Bowling Hall of Fame.

For many years, Gary played Santa Claus at the family home on Bronson Street in Oswego entertaining the neighborhood children.

He was predeceased by his parents, Raymond and Mabel Caprin; sister, Mabel Kimball; brothers, William “Jim,” Raymond, Billy and Richard Caprin; and by a niece, Maurine Caprin.

Surviving: his companion of 27 years, Sharon Watson of Fulton; a son, Gary (Denise) Caprin Jr. of Oswego; a daughter, Heidi (Fran) Rowe of Oswego; six grandchildren, Gary III, Andrew, Marina, Mason, CJ and Adam; step-children, Carl (Kelly) Watson of Hannibal, Wayne (Bridgett) Watson of Fulton and Julie (Warren Newman) Carter of Fulton; brother, Bernard (Dorothy) Caprin of Fulton; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. with a 4 p.m. service to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Graveside services will be held Monday 10 a.m. at Fairdale Rural Cemetery, Hannibal.

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5 Responses “Gary E. Caprin Sr.”

  1. Gracia Thompson
    July 8, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    I am so sad to hear this about Gary. Gary was a great man and will be missed. My prayers go out the family. He will be missed!

  2. MARY MARGARET LLOYD
    July 8, 2012 at 4:47 pm

    SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF GARY & MAUREEN. I WAS SO SAD TO SEE BOTH OF THEM HAVE DEPARTED THIS EARTH AT SUCH YOUNG AGES. SORRY I HAD TO MISS CALING HOURS & FUNERALS.

  3. July 8, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    I’m saddened by the loss of “Uncle Gary”…met him through Maurine. He was always smiling and happy to see you with a nice sense of humor. My condolences to Sharon, Little Gary, Heidi, and everyone one involved. So sorry.
    Linda Miller King

  4. Robert Waloven
    July 22, 2012 at 6:20 pm

    As a small child in the 1950s and early 1960s, the Caprin family lived next door to me in the 6th ward and attended the many Caprin children birthday parties. My condolences go out to th Caprin family over the loss the Gary and other Caprin family members over the years.

    Robert Waloven
    Houston, Texas

  5. Billy
    July 15, 2013 at 2:16 pm

    This is so sad! Gary my buddy I miss so much! I hope you are doing great heaven!

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