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Robert Lee Caperila

Obituary for Robert Lee Caperila

February 12, 1930 - October 21, 2018
Jeffersonville, Pennsylvania | Age 88


Robert Lee Caperila, of Jeffersonville, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday October 21, 2018. He was 88 years old. Born February 12, 1930 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anna (nee Pigeon) Caperila and the beloved husband of Nancy (nee Pachella) with whom he shared 54 years of marriage.

Bob was a graduate of Norristown Area High School Class of 1949. He was an outstanding football player and was also a member of the swim team. Bob was a Veteran of the US Air Force, where he was an aircraft mechanic and was stationed in Okinawa for two years. He worked as a bartender at the Log Cabin, then was employed by Penco Products in Oaks, retiring from Penco in 1990. Bob enjoyed golfing, bocci, lottery tickets, and trips to Avalon, NJ and to the casinos. He especially enjoyed the Best grandkids ever, Joey and Gia.

In addition to his wife Nancy, Bob is survived by his son J. Douglas Caperila (Kristen) two grandchildren; Joseph and Giavanna and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his beloved son Robert, his sister Nancy Fisher and his brother Albert Caperila.

Relatives and friends are invited to Bob's Life Celebration on Friday October 26 from 10 to 10:50 AM at Visitation BVM Church on Trooper Rd. His Funeral Mass will begin at 11 AM. Interment will be at St. Patrick's Cemetery. Family services are by Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 610-277-7000.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob's name can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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