Melvin D. Kaplan
March 31, 1933- May 21, 2012
Melvin David Kaplan, 79, of Port Republic, MD passed away on May 21, 2012 at his home. Melvin was born March 31, 1933 in Washington DC to the late David and Elizabeth Kaplan. Besides his parents, Melvin is also predeceased by his sister Shirley Barletta.
Beloved husband of Hattie A. Kaplan, of Port Republic, MD and father of Anna Kostelni and her husband Jeff. of Williamsburg, VA. Brother of Frederick L. Kaplan of Port Republic, MD and Bobby Kaplan, of Mechanicsville, MD. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren, Samantha and Christopher Kostelni, Lauren Caldwell and Melissa Pierce and 3 great grandchildren, Brandon Pierce and Christopher and Mikey Erwin.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday May 23, 2012 from 2-4 and 6-7:30 PM at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD where services will follow at 7:30 PM. Interment will take place on Tuesday May 29, 2012, 3PM at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham MD. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838 Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Wednesday, May 23, 2012