April 30, 1927 - September 5, 2020
Mary I. (Cristofaro) Capella, age 93, of Solvay, passed away peacefully with her children at her side at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Saturday September 5th. Mary was born in Ripabottoni, Campobasso, Italy to the late Domenico and Teresa (Silvaggio) Cristofaro. Although Mary was a homemaker most of her life, in her early years she was employed by Learbury Suits and Pass & Seymour Co. She also held several other part-time jobs during her working years. Mary was a longtime communicant of St. Marianne Cope Parish-St. Cecilia Church and a past member of its Altar and Rosary Society. She was also a member of the Tyrol Club of Solvay Ladies Auxiliary and Solvay Seniors. Mary was pre-deceased by her loving husband of 68 years, Rudy, who passed away last month, and her sisters, Michelina Cazzolli in 1987 and Pierina DeFabio in 2010. She is survived by her three children, Rudolph, Jr. (Julie), Diana (John) Guilford and Mary Jane (Peter) Costa, eight grandchildren, Katherine, Debra, Patrick (Annie), Kimberly (Michael), Stephanie, Megan (Luke), Nicholas and Michael, four great-grandchildren, Matthew, Emma, Allison and Jonah, two brothers-in-law, Giustino (Jennie) and Mario Capella and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Wednesday, September 9th at BAGOZZI TWINS FUNERAL HOME, 2601 Milton Avenue. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 am Thursday September 10th at St. Marianne Cope Parish-St. Cecilia Church, followed by private interment in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Warners. Facial coverings are required and NYS guidelines on gatherings will be observed. Her family would like to thank Kindred, St. Joseph’s Hospital and all who have provided Mary with compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Tyrol Club of Solvay Auxiliary, 213 Lamont Ave, Solvay, NY 13209 or St. Marianne Cope Parish-St. Cecilia Church Food Pantry, 105 Stanton Ave, Solvay, NY 13209. Please share online tributes and memories at www.bagozzitwins.com.
Mary I. (Cristofaro) Capella, age 93, of Solvay, passed away peacefully with her children at her side at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Saturday September 5th. Mary was born in Ripabottoni, Campobasso, Italy to the late Domenico and Teresa (Silvaggio)... View Obituary & Service Information
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