KAPUS, ROBERT F. 76 – entered eternal life on Wednesday, November 8, 2007 at Meadowview Nursing Home, Northfield, after a lengthy illness. Born in Riverside, the son of the late Francis and Laura (Schmid) Kapus, he attended local public schools. He joined the US Coast Guard in Cape May, in January 1949. He served proudly, retiring as USCG ENCS in January 1969. The recipient of the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, National
Defense Service Medal with bronze star, and Good Conduct Medal with silver star, his duties included patrols, light ship, ice-breaking, and search and rescue. He often said that his proudest duty was aboard the much decorated USCG Cutter Ingham, now in a maritime museum. A 42 year resident of Northfield, he also retired as a mechanic for
Atlantic County. His service to community included the USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 81, USCG Chief Petty Officers Association, Fleet Reserve Association Branch 13, and the Somers Point Marine Unit. His favorite sports included skin-diving, swimming, boating and canoeing. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Jo DiStefano Kapus. Viewing and celebration of life will be held on Monday, November 12, 2007 from 10 AM to 11 AM at the Adams-Perfect Funeral Home, 1650 New Road, Northfield. Services will be held at 11 AM followed by interment at the Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery, Estell Manor. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to the US Veterans Organization of choice. Arrangements are entrusted to and written condolences may be sent to:
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