EASTON Theresa G. (Tessie) Caponigro, 96, of Easton, PA, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 1, 2021. Born on June 15, 1925, in Easton, PA, she was the daughter of the late Arcangelo and Caroline (Ballato) Azzolina. Theresa was preceded in death by her husband, David Caponigro, who passed away in 1994. Theresa graduated from Easton High School in 1943 and was an active member of her class reunion committee. She worked in the textile industry for several years and retired as a forelady from Avante Bedspreads in the late 1980's. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church and a long-time member of the Circolo San Placido. Theresa is survived by her daughter, Carol DeGuiseppi and her husband, David, of Chadds Ford, PA, her two grandchildren, Jessica (Zach) and Bryan, her siblings; Joseph Azzolina (Carmella), Mary Azzolina and Sadie Azzolina, her sister-in-law, Elizabeth Spaziani and several nieces and nephews. Along with her husband and parents, Theresa was predeceased by her brother, James Azzolina and her sister, Jennie Reda. A viewing is scheduled for Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 7:45 to 9:15 AM at The Finegan Funeral Home, 4080 William Penn Highway, Palmer Twp., PA, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 900 Washington St, Easton, PA. Interment will be at St. Anthony's Cemetery, Williams Township, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in Theresa's name, to The Easton Home, 1022 Northampton St, Easton, PA, 18042. Mrs. Caponigro's family requests that masks be worn while in attendance. Finegan Funeral Home 4080 William Penn Highway Palmer, PA 18045 (610)258-7021
Published by The Express Times from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4, 2021.