Juan Jose' Capriel passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at LSU Interim Hospital. His passing was the result of an assault which occurred on January 18, 2014 and complications which developed while he was hospitalized. He was the loving father of Marcus Capriel of Memphis, TN. Beloved son of Maria Ruiz of New Orleans, LA and Juan Capriel of Memphis, TN; step-son of Cindy Capriel. Grandson of Adela Torres, Josefina Hernandez and the late Antonio Torres and Juan Capriel Guix. He is also survived by his siblings, Nancy Cheramie (Brian), Emerson Mejia (Natasha), Elsa Mejia and Jonathan, Alex and Michael Capriel. Also survived by many other loving relatives and friends. Mr. Capriel, age 29 years, was a resident of New Orleans, La for the past several years. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Mass on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 8:30 AM at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 4640 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. Visitation with the family will begin at 8:00 AM. Interment will be private. Arrangements handled by NEPTUNE SOCIETY OF NEW ORLEANS, 3801 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA. For information, please call 504-464-3095.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Apr. 3 to Apr. 5, 2014