Thomas J. Gaupel, 84, of Estero died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. He was born in New Port, Ky., June 25, 1928. He served his country honorably with the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked as a carpenter in New York City for many years. He moved to Cape Coral in 1970. He owned Marshall Contractors and was a member of the Moose Lodge.
He is survived by his brother, Robert (Sandra) Gaupel of New Mexico; step-daughter, Deborah McCrea of Montana; step-son, Miguel Fernandez of Fort Myers; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Private arrangements are by Fuller Metz Cremation and Funeral Service where online condolences may be made by visiting www.fullermetz.com.