,obt,/dailyglobe2/070/obituaries/B_Kaplan_started_Kappy_s_Liquors+.shtml,/dailyglobe2/070/obituaries/B_Kaplan_started_Kappy_s_Liquors-.shtml,,Bernard Kaplan of Swampscott, a cofounder of Kappy's Liquors, died Saturday at Massachusetts General Hospital following a brief illness.He
was 72.,13,,,A,B.Kaplan; started Kappy's Liquors,3/11/2002,By 0,>," name=HideFromBrowserForVerity>
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...Born in Boston, Mr. Kaplan attended Boston University.
In 1948, Mr. Kaplan
brother Ralph founded Kappy's Liquors
, which grew to several stores throughout Greater Boston.
A 50-year member of the Hammatt-Ocean Lodge of Masons
was awarded the Joseph Warren Medal for distinguished service.Mr. Kaplan was the chief photographer for the Shriners Hospital for Children. He
was named the Beverage Industry Division's "Man of the Year" in 1997. Mr. Kaplan
leaves his wife, Miriam (Cohen); a son, Alan R. of Salem; two daughters, Marlene Goldberg and Harryette Katzen, both of Marblehead; his brother, Ralph of Swampscott; and three grandchildren.