Jack Capozzi

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Allegany, NY John F. “Jack” Capozzi, 85, passed away peacefully Thursday (May 4, 2023) at The Pines of Olean with his family by his side. Born March 5, 1938, at home in Olean, he was the son of John and Margaret Bell Capozzi. On November 14, 1981, in Olean, he married Janeen Castagner who survives. Jack was a graduate of Allegany High School where he excelled in athletics and was also an Eagle Scout. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He spent over 30 years as a switchman for Verizon until his retirement in 1988. Jack was a member of the Allegany American Legion and also the Olean Elks Lodge where he spent a few years as their state trustee. He also spent many years helping his wife serve the community through Meals on Wheels. Jack loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter. He also enjoyed bowling, horseshoes, and watching the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres. He often reflected on how he had the best parents and perfect childhood. He will be remembered by all for his smile and friendliness. In addition to his wife he is survived by his sons, John (Shelly) Capozzi of New Braunfel, TX and their son Alex, and Michael (Cris) Capozzi of Olean; his siblings William (Judy) Capozzi of Allegany, Carol (Jerry) McGarity of Marietta, GA; his brothers and sisters-in-law Marcia (Percy Doiron) Warner of Largo, FL, Jerry (Carol) Castagner of Sanborn, Sharon Guthrie of Niagara Falls, Robert Castagner of Niagara Falls and Carole Buffone of Niagara Falls; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Friends will be received on Tuesday from 3-7pm at the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, 3128 W. State Rd., Olean. A funeral service will be held Wednesday (May 10,2023) beginning at 11am in the funeral home. Burial will be in Allegany Cemetery. Memorials, if desired, may be made to Meals on Wheels, C/O Department of the Aging, 1 Leo Moss Dr., Olean, NY 14760, Alzheimer’s Association of WNY, 6400 Sheridan Dr. Suite 320, Buffalo, NY 14221, Allegany American Legion, 4350 NY 417, Allegany, NY 14706, Olean Elks Lodge 209 W State St, Olean, NY 14760 or The Pines of Olean, 2245 W State St., Olean 14760.


3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home
3128 W. State Rd.
Olean, New York, United States

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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Casey, Halwig & Hartle
3128 NYS Rte 417 West
Olean, New York, United States
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