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HOOPES, ELIZABETH "JANE" (Nee CAPELLI) 66 - died Sunday after an eight year battle with cancer. A lifelong resident of Hammonton, NJ, Jane was born on August 26, 1947 to Joseph and Anna Capelli. Jane graduated St Joseph High School in 1965. Jane worked at Whitehall laboratories for 29 years. It was there she met her husband Gene. Jane was a kind and generous woman who had many friends. She loved the sport of long distance running and was on the Olympic Torch Relay team in 1984. She competed in several marathons including Boston and Marine Corps Marathon. She and Gene owned Athlete's Korner Sports Timing System, spending their weekends timing the races that she always enjoyed. She was an avid sports fan, always watching the Eagles and Phillies play. She loved taking trips to Atlantic City with her family and friends. Jane truly enjoyed life. She is survived by her mother, Anna Capelli; her husband, Eugene; and her daughter, Ann Byers (Frank); two grandchildren, Frankie and Gianna; brothers Joseph (Geneva), and Robert (Linda); sisters Joanna, Maria Clark (George), Catherine Viers (Jeff), and Patricia; four nieces; three nephews; three great-nieces; and three great-nephews. Relatives and friends can attend a viewing Wednesday 7:00pm - 9:00pm at the Carnesale Funeral Home, 202 S. Third St., Hammonton. They may also attend a second viewing Thursday 10:00am until 11:00am in St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish, Church of St. Joseph's, 226 French Street Hammonton, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Blue Anchor, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in honor of "Jane's team" to the Shirley Mae Breast Cancer Assistance Fund P.O. Box 3265 Margate NJ 08402. www.carnesale funeralhome.com
Published in The Press of Atlantic City on Oct. 29, 2013