Peter Robert Kapesis passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 23, 2014 at West Jefferson Medical Center. Beloved husband of Rosemary Philip Kapesis for fifty-five years. Loving father of Kelly Kapesis, Suzanne Kapesis, Christine Simar (Leon) and Dana Cloutet (Greg). Grandfather of Shelby Simar, Benjamin Simar, Alexandra Cloutet and Zachary Cloutet. Son of the late Vasil N. Kapesis and Areti Ticko Kapesis. Brother of Nicholas Kapesis, Katherine Dennett and the late Sister Henry Joseph, S.S.T.V., and Margaret Johnson. Mr. Kapesis, age 84 years, was a native of Worcester, MA and a longtime resident of Waggaman, LA. He was a member of the United States Marine Corps, having served in the Korean War. He was also the recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a longtime member of Mary's Helpers and was in the secular Order of Servants of Mary. He was a recipient of the Order of St. Louis Medallion and a long time Adorer at St. Mark's Perpetual Adoration Chapel. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Bonaventure Catholic Church or St. Mark's Perpetual Adoration Chapel in Ama, LA. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Memorial Gathering and Rosary on Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church, 329 S. Jamie Blvd., Avondale, LA followed by a Memorial Mass at 11:00 AM. Arrangements handled by NEPTUNE SOCIETY OF NEW ORLEANS, 3801 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA. 504-464-3095.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from June 30 to July 2, 2014