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Hope Cooper Caplinger

March 4, 1923 April 3, 2019
Hope Cooper Caplinger
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Obituary for Hope Cooper Caplinger

Hope Cooper Caplinger, 96, a resident of Colonial Place in Elkins, West Virginia departed this life on April 3, 2019.
She was born March 4, 1923, in Junior, Barbour County, West Virginia. Hope was the daughter of the late Charles and Alice Dumire Cooper. She was a 1940 graduate of Belington High School and attended Davis and Elkins College. On December 14, 1943, she married Fred L. Caplinger in Elkins, WV while he was home on leave from the U.S. Navy. Together, they enjoyed many years of traveling, especially trips with the Tygart’s Valley Shrine Club and the Osiris Shrine Temple. In 2013, they celebrated 70 years of marriage.
Hope was a former employee of Watring’s Garage, Cook Insurance Agency, and Fletcher Insurance Agency. She was a member of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, The Presbyterian Women, and the Randolph Chapter # 74, Order of Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred L. Caplinger, of Elkins in 2014. Hope is survived by a son, Jeffrey L. Caplinger and wife, Lisa, of Charleston, South Carolina. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Greyson, Sydney and Emily Caplinger, three step-grandchildren, Brandon, Aaron and Stephan Tenney and a special foster grandson Zaiden.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and nine sisters. Hope was a loving mother and grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Monday, April 8, from 4-7 pm. On Monday, at 7 PM, at the funeral home, the Randolph Chapter # 74, Order of the Eastern Star will conduct ritualistic services. On Tuesday, April 9 at 10am, a celebration of life service will be conducted by the Reverend Peter A. Vial and internment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery in Elkins, WV. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, 450 Randolph Avenue, Elkins, WV 26241.


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Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins

120 First Street
P.O. Box 1027
Elkins, WV 26241

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins
120 First Street Elkins 26241 WV
United States

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Tuesday

9

Apr

10:00 AM 4/9/2019 10:00:00 AM
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins

120 First Street
P.O. Box 1027
Elkins, WV 26241

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins
120 First Street Elkins 26241 WV
United States

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Location

Maplewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

301 Mapleview Drive
Elkins, WV 26241

301 Mapleview Drive Elkins 26241 WV
United States

Memorial Contribution

Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church

450 Randolph Avenue
Elkins, WV 26241
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