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1936 Joseph 2022

Joseph J. "Bubba" Capuano

October 31, 1936 — October 22, 2022

Joseph “Bubba” J. Capuano, Jr., 85, of Ridgway, died unexpectedly on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at his residence.

He was born on October 31, 1936, in Ridgway, the son of the late Joseph and Margaret Nortorrani Capuano.

He was married to the late Katheryn Delhunty Capuano, who preceded him in death in 2001.

Joe was a lifelong resident of the area and a faithful member of St. Leo's Church. He graduated from Ridgway High School, attended Penn State University, and later enlisted into the U.S Army. Joe was a very caring and friendly person and could strike up conversation with anyone. He had a great love for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penn State football and Ridgway Elkers Football. His love for his hometown and the sports, Joe could be found many Friday nights sitting in the stands cheering.

He is survived by 2 daughters; Mary Yates and her husband Scott of Penacook, NH, and Julianne Anderson and her husband Allen of Dubois, 3 grandchildren; Bryant Capuano, Alex Yates, and Jordyn Morgan, 2 great grandchildren and 1 great grandchild on the way.  He is also survived by a brother, Don Capuano and his wife Judy of Ballston, NY.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph J. Capuano will be celebrated on Friday, October 28, 2022, at 11:00 AM at St. Leo Magnus Church, 111 Depot Street, Ridgway, PA with Fr. Justin Pino as celebrant.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, October 28, 2022, at the St. Leo's Church from 10:30 AM until the time of service.

Military Honors will be accorded by the Ridgway-Johnsonburg Servicemen’s Burial Detail.

Burial will follow at Lake City Cemetery

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.

Krise Funeral Home and Cremation Services is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be offered to the family at

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