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Benedetta Capurso

March 16, 1931 June 11, 2018
Benedetta Capurso
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Obituary for Benedetta Capurso

Benedetta Capurso 87, of Howell, passed away on Monday, June 11th at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune.

Mrs. Capurso was born in Molfetta, Italy. She lived there with her family until they immigrated together to the United States, over 40 years ago. She worked as a seamstress at Mona Lisa clothing store in Hoboken for many years. She was a parishioner at St. Francis Church in Hoboken. She was a devout Catholic, with special affinity to her native patron Saints Cosmas and Damian.

Mrs. Capurso loved to host large Italian meals at her home for her family. She enjoyed making all types of cookies especially around Christmas. She cared deeply for her family and will be dearly missed.

She is predeceased by her husband, Nicola Capurso; and her parents, Andrea Marino and Rose Gilbert.

She is survived by her children, Damiana Capurso and her husband Fernando, Equador, Salvatore Capurso and his wife Beth, Howell, Anna Rosa Amato and her husband, Nicola, Lyndhurst; and her sister, Angela DeGioa.

Services were held privately for Mrs. Capurso at Woodbridge Memorial Gardens, Woodbridge, NJ.

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