Josephine Capece

Josephine M. Capece

1925 - 2011

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Josephine M. Capece "Jo" Elmira: Age 86, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, June 18, 2011 with her loving family by her side. Jo was one of ten children born to Nicholas and Madelyn (Malone) Moffe. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband of 35 years, Joseph M. Capece. She was also predeceased by her siblings, Antoinette, Thomas, Salvatore, George, Amelia, John and Mary. Jo is survived by her children with their spouses, Lawrence N. Capece of Sarasota FL, Sarah M. "Sally" and Thomas Walsh of Vestal NY, Joanne C. and James Wright of Amherst NY, Mary Ellen Capece of Rochester, Joseph M. and Jeanette Capece of Elmira; grandchildren, Vincent Capece, Kathryn (Travis) Siehndel, Mary Elizabeth Walsh, Michael (Nicole) Wright, Kristin (Brendan) Pratt, Rebecca (James) Havens, James (Alexandra) Wright, Thomas, Christopher and Juliana Wright; 10 great grandchildren; brothers and sister-in-law, Romeo Moffe of Elmira, Ralph and Joan Moffe of Horseheads; sisters-in-law, Carolyn Moffe, Frances Moffe both of Elmira, Josephine Ciringione of Orlando FL and Josephine Capece of Franklin Lakes NJ. Also surviving are many beloved nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews and good friends. Jo was a retired cafeteria manager with the Elmira City School District. After retiring she worked as a Chemung County election inspector. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Ladies and a member of the women's auxiliary of the IAV. Jo was a great cook, an avid gardener, loved to knit, and play cards. Her greatest joy was time spent with her children, grandchildren, extended family, and friends. A woman of deep faith, Jo was a life long communicant of St. Anthony's Church until its closing and presently a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Parish. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Monday, June 20, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held there on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 11:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 noon at St. Patrick's Church. Committal prayers and burial will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Jo's family would like to extend their sincere thanks to Dr. Roberto Mauri and Southern Tier Hospice for the wonderful care provided to Jo through her illness.
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Monday
20
June

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, June 20, 2011
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York, United States
Tuesday
21
June

Interment at: St. Peter And Paul's Cemetery

12:00 pm
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
St. Peter And Paul's Cemetery
623 Franklin Street
Elmira, New York, United States
Wednesday
22
June

Mass of Christian Burial

12:00 pm
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
St. Patrick's Church
604 Park Pl
Elmira, New York, United States
Service Time: 12:00 PM