Shirley A. Capito

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OLEAN - Shirley A. Capito, formerly of Eleventh Street, Olean, passed away peacefully, Friday (Nov. 9, 2018) at the Cuba Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Unit.

Born Dec. 12, 1931, in Olean, she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Doris Hyatt Richardson. On Sept. 10, 1949, in Olean, she married Pasquale "Pat" Capito, who predeceased her away Aug. 19, 1990.

Mrs. Capito was a graduate of Olean High School.

She enjoyed reading, crocheting and working crossword puzzles. She made delicious homemade soups and meals for her family over the years. She especially cherished time spent with her family.

Surviving are her children, Georgia (Michael) Fortuna of Allegany and Chris (Cindie) Capito of Cuba; a daughter-in-law, Sandra Capito of Olean; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; a step-brother, James Hanes; a brother-in-law, Harley Eaton; and her devoted friends, Mary, Kathy and John, all of Olean.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sons, Dean and Denny; her twin sister, Charlotte; and her stepsister, Suzie.

Friends are invited to a memorial service at 10 a.m. Wednesday (Nov. 14, 2018) at Trinity United Methodist Church, 131 N. Ninth St., Olean. Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany.

Memorials if desired, may be made to the Cuba Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Unit, 140 W. Main St., Cuba, NY 14727.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Guenther Funeral Home Inc., 1303 E. State St., Olean.
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Published in The Olean Times Herald on Nov. 10, 2018