Katherine M. Cappello, 85, formerly of 2 Greeves St., died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at Sena Kean Manor after a brief illness.
Born March 12, 1926, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Katherine Yasurek. In 1949, she married Joseph S. Cappello who preceded her in death in 1991.
Surviving are a son, Robert (Deb) Cappello of Kane; a daughter, Mary (Fred) Holmes of Kane; one granddaughter, Tracy (Don) Zilkofski of Kane; three great-grandchildren, Andrew, Zach and Kristen Zilkofski; a sister, Mary (Carmen) Pontoriero of Erie; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Cappello Jr.; three brothers, John, Paul and Anthony Yasurek; and three sisters, Anne Cary, Veronica Gelatko and Rose Hesso.
Funeral services will be held privately. Burial will be at St. Callistus Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friends’ Memorial Public Library, 230 Chase St., Kane, PA 16735 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
The Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com .