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John A. "Jake" Capozzoli

June 19, 1935 ~ December 27, 2018 (age 83)

John A. "Jake" Capozzoli, age 83, of Punxsutawney, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018, at his home. Jake was born June 19, 1935 in Punxsutawney to the late Augustine J. and Rose (Fortuna) Capozzoli. Jake was a member of SS. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church. He was a member of the Punxsutawney Country Club for over sixty years. He enjoyed gardening, hunting and golfing. Jake is survived by his best friends; Louise Deyarmin, Joel Anderson, both of Punxsutawney and Janet Deyarmin and husband Carl Clift of Missouri. One brother; Anthony G. Capozzoli and wife Eleanore, one sister; Margaret Zahoransky of Ohio and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers; Joseph, Dominic and William Capozzoli and three sisters; Teresa Capozzoli, Mary Louise Sawyer and Rose Victoria Whisner and his beloved dog Molly. Friends will be received from 6-8 pm Monday, December 31, 2018 and 2-4 & 6-8 pm Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 am Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at SS. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Joseph Riccardo as Celebrant and Msgr. Charles Kaza as Concelebrant. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

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