Alan Kappel

April 17, 1945 – July 12, 2022


Waters of Babylon Chapel

Date: July 15, 2022

Time: 9:45 AM


Beth Moses Jewish Cemetery: 1500 Wellwood Ave, West Babylon, NY 11704

Service Recording:   Click Here


Following the interment, family and friends will gather at the Kevin and Dory’s home at 126 Burrs Lane in Dix Hills. They will receive friends thru 7PM and then resume on Sunday- Tuesday during the hours of 1-5 and 7-9PM



Contributions in Alan’s memory may be made to either the Memorial Sloane Kettering Prostate Cancer Research Foundation or the JDRF of NY:




Alan Sydney Kappel
April 17, 1945 – July 12, 2022

Alan Kappel passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2022 peacefully at the age of 77. His wife Lois and sons Adam, Kevin and Barry were by his side.
Alan was born to Esther and David Kappel and grew up in Far Rockaway, New York with his brother Arthur (passed) and sisters Helene and Judith. Alan attended Far Rockaway High School and graduated from Long Island University with a degree in Accounting. Alan was a CPA and practiced on Long Island for over 50 years until his retirement in 2021.
Alan was an active volunteer serving as the Treasurer at the Tempo Group Inc., a not for profit counseling center that focuses on the concerns of youths, adults and families. Alan served as the President of the brotherhood at Temple Israel in Lawrence, on the Village of Lawrence Park Commission and was President of the Mens Tennis Club at the Lawrence Village Country Club. Most recently he served on the Board at Meadowbrook Point while he resided there. Alan was an avid fundraiser for JDRF in support of his grandson Mason, who has Type 1 Diabetes.
Alan was a die hard Mets and Jets fan and some of his greatest memories were taking his children and grandchildren to games where he was a master griller at the tailgating. Alan enjoyed playing tennis, 50’s doo-wop music, doing crossword puzzles, trivia of all kinds and playing games with his family.
Alan is survived by the love of his life and wife of 54 years, Lois. His three sons, Adam, Kevin and Barry. His 3 daughter in laws, Susan, Dory and Lucy and his 6 grandchildren, Jordan, Brett, Lanie, Mason, Cadence and Cole. His two sisters Helene and Judith, brother in law Stuart and his numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Elaine and Len Masucci
2 years ago

Alan was a true friend.He was unselfish.A man of honor.
Hard working and most importantly a man of courage who
knew the right thing and stood tall when it truly mattered.
He will be sorely missed.