Nicholas Peter Cap

February 23, 1944May 17, 2020

Nicholas “Nick” Peter Cap, 76, of North Canton, passed away in the comfort of his home and surrounded by his loved ones on Sunday, May 17, 2020.

Nick was born on February 23, 1944 in Cleveland, OH to the late Nicholas and Stephanie (Stribicki) Cap. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree at Baldwin Wallace University and went on to work as a salesman for Joseph T. Ryerson Steel for many years until his retirement. Nick was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ. He was a board member for the North Canton Hoover Vikings Orange Crush Booster Club. He spent many years as a coach for the youth in the North Canton football program and the North Canton Little League. Nick loved his Cleveland Browns, Cavs, and Indians and was looking forward to his beloved Browns making it to the playoffs. He enjoyed sports, movies, reading history, and spending time with his family and friends. He loved his Thursday breakfasts with his friends at John’s Bar & Grille.

Nick is survived by his beloved wife of almost 54 years, Carol (McCort) Cap, three children: Lynnete Wright and Dennine (Mike) Cap-Brown of North Canton, and Jared (Tracy) Cap of Cary, NC; six grandchildren: Michael Wright, Nicholas and Matthew Brown, Alivia, Emily, and Jackson Cap; and one great-grandchild, Kristian Wright.

Along with his parents, Nick is preceded in death by his grandson, Gabriel Brown.

A private graveside service will be held for Nick at Forrest Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to N. Canton-The Orange Crush Boosters Club.

The family would like to extend many Thank You’s to the medical teams who have helped them in the past 20 years. As well as all praise and honor to the only one who saves – Our Lord Jesus. We will meet again.

An online memorial can be viewed at


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Linda Matusek

May 22, 2020

Carol and Family, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you. He was Loved.

Donna Czerwinski

May 21, 2020

So sorry to hear about your loss. My deepest sympathies to the family. Carol Please know that you are always in my prayers and I thank God for your friendship and I cherish it. I am so blessed to have known you and Nick.

ken and bonnie angermeier

May 21, 2020

Nick fought for many years to stay with his family. He is at rest now and everyone has good memories of him. I spent many happy years at Ryerson working with Nick .The amazing Doctors at Cleveland Clinic worked miracles to keep Nick alive .Everyone is sorry for his passing. We're making a donation in Nicks name to the Taussig Cancer Center Cleveland Clinic.

Randy L Suarez

May 20, 2020

The family has all my deepest condolences and sympathy for your loss. I,am very thankful I had the pleasure to meet Nicholas. May the good lord be with us all? Amen

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