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James A. Kapitan FAIR HAVEN — James Andrew Kapitan, 69, of Fair Haven died Monday, June 15, 2020, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. He was born Dec. 26, 1950, in Proctor, the son of Andrew and Helen (Dido) Kapitan. Mr. Kapitan grew up in Proctor and graduated from the Proctor High School in 1969. He married Joanne Miller on May 3, 1986. Mr. Kapitan was employed by Vermont Marble Co., General Electric Co., then by Lertola Toyota in Proctor for many years, and retired from First Light in Poultney. He enjoyed fixing electronics and cooking. Survivors include his wife of Fair Haven; stepchildren Ann Schmidl of Whitehall, David Bacon of South Carolina, Carolyn Warren of Georgia and Brenda Bacon of Fair Haven; a sister, Linda Gilbert of Fair Haven; two nieces, Andrea Gilbert of Fair Haven, and Teresa Baker of Poultney; step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a stepson, Robert Bacon, in 2014. Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2020, in the Mountain View Cemetery in Orwell. Arrangements are with the Durfee Funeral Home, 119 North Main St., Fair Haven. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.

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