Concepta Capozzola

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Concepta (Connie) Capozzola Saratoga Springs, NY - Concepta (Connie) Capozzola passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Connie was born December 8, 1931, the youngest child of Martin and Katherine (Casey) Frain. She grew up in the Bronx, NY and was a graduate of Our Lady of Solace and St. Thomas Aquinas High School. In 1953, Connie married Robert Capozzola. Together they raised ten children (Paul, Marc, Barbara, Jeanne, John, Peter, Jim, Laura, Connie, Chris) first in Glen Rock, NJ and later in Worcester, NY. She instilled in her children the love of reading, the arts and learning. Connie then settled in the Saratoga area and worked at Carl Co, Stepping Stones Day Care Center and later at the Saratoga Springs Senior Center. She was active in area spinning, weaving and knitting guilds. A highlight of Connie’s life was a trip to Ireland where she visited the Frain home in Kilmovee and the Casey home in Ballaghadereen. Connie was preceded in death by her parents, her son James, her sisters Nora Heyer, Marion Stemper, Patricia O’Brien and her brother John Frain. She is survived by her sister Theresa Gearty of Ridge, NY and her brother-in-law Nelson Heyer of Waretown, NJ; her children and their families are Paul (Deborah Sisum) of Oak Hill, VA and son Matthew; Marc (Janet) of New Fairfield, CT and children Zander, Chelsea and Lucas; John (Margaret) of Delmar, NY and children Catherine and Shannon; Peter (Theresa) of Saratoga Springs, NY and children John and Christopher; Christopher (Keith O’Brien) of Boston, MA, Barbara (Anne Fitzsimmons) of Castleton, NY and children Pooja, Jay and Chasity Fitzsimmons; Jeanne (Thomas) Kozloski of Gansevoort, NY and children Benjamin, Tucker and Janna; Laura (Joseph) Becker of Chadds Ford, PA and children Michael, Paul and Thomas and Connie (John) Pinkerton of Savannah, GA and children Charlotte, Hamish and James. Connie is also survived by many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. She had numerous close friends throughout her life, especially Phyllis Vigglioti, Suzanne Bishop and Jane Walker. Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 7pm Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes, 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30am Thursday, May 15 at St. Clements Church, 231 Lake Ave. Burial will follow at Pine View Cemetery, Queensbury. Memorial contributions in Connie’s memory may be made to Aquinas High School 685 East 182nd St New York, NY 10457 or The Hyde Collection Alzheimer’s Programs c/o June Leary 161 Warren St Glens Falls, NY 12801. Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.
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William J. Burke & Sons - Saratoga Springs
628 North Broadway  Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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Published in The Saratogian on May 13, 2014
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