Theresa Capocci

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May 9, 1924 - May 6, 2015

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Monday, May 11, 2015 from 4-7 p.m., Church of the Resurrection


Monday, May 11, 2015 7 p.m., Church of the Resurrection


Theresa A. (Tessie) Capocci, age 90 , died May 6, 2015 at Heartland of Westerville Nursing Home in Westerville, OH. She was born on May 9, 1924 in Pawtucket, RI to the late Henry J. and Marie J. (Descheneaux) Bonin. Tessie was a Rhode Island resident for 44 years, a Massachusetts resident for 17 years and a resident of Columbus, OH since 1985. She has been employed with The Branch River Wool Combing Co. in North Smithfield, RI, The Royal Electric Company in Woonsocket, RI, and V.H. Blackington in North Attleboro, MA. Tessie has volunteered her time and energy at the Beechwold Community Center, The American Red Cross, and the voting polls until the fall of 2005. A member of the Church of the Resurrection Catholic Church in New Albany, OH and a member of Cum Christo since 1998. She enjoyed many hobbies such as floral arranging, sewing, knitting, crocheting, puzzles, and tracing & coloring placemats for Cum Christo and the Kairos Prison Ministry Christian renewal weekends. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Cecile A. Lavigne and brother Henry G. Bonin. She was the beloved mother of Donald J. Lambert of Blackstone, MA and Michelle D. (Lambert) Lawlor of Westerville, OH; the loving grandmother of Jeffrey (Larissa) Blais of Timonium, MD, Sheryl Blais of New Albany, OH, Holly (Denis) Cotnoir of Blackstone, MA, Shawn Lambert of Blackstone, MA, and Jodi Frazier of Millville, MA; six great-grandchildren, Ashley and Brian Cotnoir of Blackstone, MA, Kylie Frazier of Blackstone, MA, Emmitt, Hazel, and Olive Blais of Timonium, MD; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at The Church of the Resurrection Catholic Church, 6300 Dublin-Granville Rd., New Albany, OH on Monday, May 11, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial for Tessie at 7:00 p.m., Rev. Father Vincent McKiernan, celebrant., Those who wish may contribute in her memory by donating to either of the following: Cum Christo, P.O. Box 163712, 244 East Rich St., Columbus, OH 43216-3712 or Kairos Prison Ministry of Ohio (ORW), P.O. Box 14490, Columbus, OH 43214-0490.

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