December 25th, 2011 by WCBC Radio
Nello Caporossi Jr., died on Saturday, December 17th at 12:15 a.m. surrounded by family. A 1951 graduate of Fort Hill High School, he served in the U.S. Army Security Agency, in Germany, from 1953 to 1956. He was honorably discharged, having received the Army of Occupation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal. He worked 36 years at the Kelly Springfield Tire Company, retiring as a Production Superintendent, Division B. He was a Spirit Award winner at the Cumberland plant. He was President of Allegany College of Maryland Athletic Foundation for 21 years and was a member of the Maryland Terrapin Club. He was also a charter and founding member of the Fort Hill “F” Club. He was 78 years of age.