Deceased’s Name: Bessie Caplan
Deceased’s Hebrew Name: Bashe
Former Last Name:Balter
Deceased Mother's Name: Elizabeth Rosenberg Balter
Deceased Father's Name: Harry Balter
Deceased Additional Parent's Name:
Deceased Date of Birth: May 14, 1911
City of Birth:Freedom
State of Birth:Pennsylvania
Country of Birth:United States
Deceased Date of Death: March 23, 2003
Deceased Time of Death: before sunset
Deceased’s Synagogue Affiliation: Temple Hadar Israel
Deceased’s Synagogue Location:
Cemetery Name: Tifereth Irsael
Cemetery City, State/Province: New Castle, PA
Cemetery Plot Number:
Former Englewood Avenue resident Bessie B. Caplan, 91, of Jameson Care Center, died the afternoon of March 23, 2003, in the center.
Born May 14, 1911, in Freedom, PA, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Elizabeth Rosenberg Balter.
She married Pierson Caplan on June 19, 1934. He died on Aug 26, 1967.
Mrs. Caplan was a homemaker.
She belonged to the Lawrence County Pharmaceutical Auxiliary, the Jewish Ladies Relief, the Council of Jewish Women and Hadassah.
Mrs. Caplan was a member of Temple Hadar Israel and its sisterhood.
Survivors include a daughter, Lynne Cohen of New Castle; a brother, Dr. Eugene Balter of Chicago; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Epstein and Evelyn Benyas.