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Mary E. (Magner) Cappe

February 24, 1929 ~ February 6, 2020 (age 90)


Ware - Mary  E. (Magner) Cappe, 90, formerly of Plainville, CT, died on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at her home with her family by her side.


She leaves her son, John A. Cappe and his wife Julianne of Ware; her grandson, Conor Cappe; sister-in-law, Corona Magner and brother-in-law, Michael Kopeski and many nieces and nephews.   She is predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Godfrey Cappe in 2012, and their daughter, Mary Anne (Cappe) Levandowski in 2009.  She aslo leaves many close friends and neighbors from Connecticut.  She was born in, and grew up in Pascoag, Rhode Island, the daughter of the late John and Eugenie (Gaucher) Magner.


Mary earned her Master of Education degree from the University of Connecticut.  She worked in social care for various agencies inclding the Veteran’s Administration, several school systems, and the Enfield Connecticut Police Department.  She later became a travel agent because of her love of traveling and adventure.


Mary loved traveling and explored the world with her husband, Godfrey, filling up the visa pages in her passport before they ever expired.  She enjoyed spending time at Mohegan Sun and playing poker there up until a few years ago.


The family would like to thank her cargivers Dianne Maxwell, Linda Lechowicz and Jeffrey Wood who became family. 


A Funeral Mass for Mary will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, February 21, 2020 at the Church of Saint Patrick, 110 Main St., in Farmington, CT.  Burial will be in Mount Saint Benedict Cemetery in Bloomfield, CT following the mass.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzehimer’s Association, 100 North Pkwy, Worcester, MA 01605, or On-Site Academy, P.O. Box 448, Westminster, MA, 01473,


Charbonneau Funeral Home, 30 Pleasant St., in Ware is assisting her family with arrangements. 


An online guest book is available at


Funeral Mass
February 21, 2020

10:00 AM
Church of Saint Patrick
110 Main Street
Farmington, CT 06032


Mount Saint Benedict Cemetery
1 Cottage Grove Road
Bloomfield, CT 06002


Alzheimer's Association - Worcester
100 North Parkway, Worcester MA 01605

On-Site Academy
P.O. Box 448, Westminster MA 01473

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