Felix Robert Capobianchi
June 6, 1931 – November 16, 2018
Felix Robert Capobianchi, 87, husband of the late Mary (Heller) Potuznik Capobianchi and the late Helen (Martin) Capobianchi passed away peacefully on Friday morning, November 16, 2018 at home. Born on June 6, 1931 in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Bruno and Anna (Rienzi) Capobianchi. On May 19, 1951 he married Helen (Martin) Capobianchi. Together they had 8 children. The late Robert, his late wife Marian Capobianchi and their children: Robert, Michelle and Lori. Stephen Capobianchi, his wife Joann and their children: Niki, Joanne, Renee, Robin and Steven. Carol Boudwin, her husband Jack and their children: John Peter, Matthew, Brendon and Jeffrey. James Capobianchi, his wife Eileen and their children: Melissa, Patrick, Jimmy and Elise. Joy Doherty, her husband John and their children: Patrick, Allison and Evan. Helene Mercanti, her husband Jack and their children: Christine and Gina. Mark Capobianchi, his wife Kelley and their children: Sami and Mark Robert. Wendy Galinas, her husband Bill and their daughter Gabby. He was also a great grandfather to 17 loving grandchildren. After Helen’s passing, Felix met and married Mary (Heller) Potuznik on July 17, 1993. This union brought him 8 step children and 7 step grandchildren with whom he enjoyed spending the last 25 years.
Felix was a member of St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church, Wayne, PA. He was also a longtime member of St. Joseph Parish in Collingdale, PA. Felix aka “Cap”, “Beans” and “Gramps” enjoyed being with his sons during hunting season and cooking his famous Pasta Fagiola. Cap enjoyed playing cards with his sons and taking all of their money. We all looked forward to his Tuesday night dinners with his family and listening to his stories about the good old days growing up in South Philadelphia. He will be missed dearly by his family and many friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 10:00am at St Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church. 50 West Walker Road, Wayne, PA. with Rev. Stephen A. Moerman and Rev. Eric Baneccer officiating. Rite of committal in Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield.
A visitation will be held at the church Wednesday morning from 8:00am to 9:45am.
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