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Gust Caplanes

March 19, 1932 ~ August 31, 2017 (age 85)

Gust Caplanes, 85, of Allegheny Twp., PA, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Lifecare Hospital in Natrona Heights.

A son of the late Andronikos Caplanes and Daphnie (Fotakis) Caplanes, he was born March 19, 1932, in Vandergrift, PA.

Gust had been employed by Allegheny Ludlum, Bagdad , as a dispatcher for 43 years.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and an avid sports fan.  Gust was a member of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in New Kensington and the Steel Workers Union.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Anastasia (Dalkalitsis) Caplanes of Allegheny Twp., PA; a sister, Sophie Caplanes of Vandergrift, PA; a niece, Frieda; and two nephews, Thomas and Andron.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, LuLu Kavouras.

Friends welcomed by his family on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 from 9-10 AM at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051) where Trisagion will be performed at 9:30 AM.  A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 AM at Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 167 Lincoln Ave., Vandergrift, with the Very Reverend Stephen Mazaris officiating.  Entombment following at Greenwood Mausoleum, 104 Melwood Road, Lower Burrell.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 805 Walnut Street, New Kensington, PA  15068.


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
September 2, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, Inc.
170 Main Street
Leechburg, PA 15656

Trisagion
Saturday
September 2, 2017

9:30 AM
Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, Inc.
170 Main Street
Leechburg, PA 15656

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 2, 2017

10:30 AM
Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church
167 Lincoln Ave.
Vandergrift, PA 15690


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