Craig Cappon



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Greece: Thursday, October 23, 2008 at age 91. Predeceased by his wife, Ruth Cappon; daughter, Sheila Shea. He is survived by his loving wife of over 36 years, Mary Ellen Cappon; son, Michael Cappon; daughter, Sharon Cappon; step-children, Carter Thomson, Deborah (Dan Coistek) Thomson & Robert Thomson; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins; many dear friends. His Memorial Mass will be celebrated, Tuesday 11 A.M. at Holy Cross Church, 4492 Lake Avenue. Entombment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery held at the convenience of family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holy Cross Church, 4492 Lake Avenue, Rochester New York 14612 or to a charity of your choice in his memory.


  1. Susan Pixley on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dear Mary Ellen, We were so sorry to learn of Craig’s passing. The Rochester Phi Mu Alumnae chapter’s thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your memories bring you comfort and peace. Love in Our Bond, Sue Pixley

  2. Susie Whelehan on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dear Mary Ellen, I am so very sorry for your loss. When I think of Craig I only see him smiling. He was such a great friend to Wheels, and always so warm, welcoming, and great to talk with whenever we met. Both of you always brought good times to Nunda Blvd.. I am sure there is going to be a great card game in Heaven come next Monday night. Blessings on you and the whole family, Susie and Francis

  3. FRIENDS on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dear Sharon, Michael and Family, We are so sorry for the loss of your dear father. We all have wonderful memories of you, Michael, Sheila, your mom and dad as we were growing up and going to Holy Cross Grammar School. We spent many happy hours at your house. ELAINE QUINN LUPO MARY ELLEN CARROLL ZELEI MARY LOU LAVALLE QUALTROUGH

  4. PATRICIA BAXTER HATCH on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dearest Sharon and Mike; So sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad, Remembering you always in prayer. LOVE TO ALL PATTY

  5. Carol and Al Henretta on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Mary Ellen…we are so sorry to learn of Craig’s death. We regret that we did not know of his loss while we were at the University of Dayton visiting our granddaughter, Caitlin Murray. Our prayers are with you, Rob and your other family members. May he rest in peace. With sympathy and prayers, Carol and Al Henretta

  6. Betsy Whelehan on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    MaryEllen and Family My prayers and thoughtsare with you all – I have wonderfule memories of spending time with you both on the Lake with the Ducks or onthe porch at Nunda. Love Betsy Whelehan

  7. Lois&john on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    mike sorry on the looss of your dad

  8. Cindi Ruszczyk on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    My fondest memories of Grandpa are hanging out at his house and talking about horses, the lake, trains and numerous other things. He was always so easy to talk to and made me feel so loved. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for being the best Grandpa ever. I will miss you terribly. Until we meet again………

  9. Patricia Jones-Howard Adam Urbanik on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Our deepest sympathies for your loss.

  10. Al & Barb McKenzie on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    We were so sorry to hear from Mary Ellen about Craig passing on. We met Craig and Mary Ellen in Florida many years ago and have retained our friendship all these years. We have fond memories of Craig, his humour, his knowledge and inquisitive mind, his love of baseball and friendly disposition. He always welcomed us into their home when we stopped to visit on our return from Florida. Our thoughts and prayers will be with Mary Ellen and the family during this very sad time.

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