Verna Mae Cappadonna

Published 2:57 pm Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Verna Mae Cappadonna, 85, of Port Neches passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at her residence.

Verna was born in Biloxi, Mississippi on December 14, 1930 to parents Leona (Baudoin) and Willie Mallet. She had lived in the Port Arthur and Groves since 1950 and was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Cathlic Church. Verna was a Registered Nurse for many years, working at St. Mary’s Hospital, PAISD and Premier Health Care. She enjoyed sewing, ceramic crafting and making flower arrangements. Verna was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend who will be missed dearly.

She was preceded by her parents, her husband, Thomas Cappadonna; her son, Tim Cappadonna; her brother, Bill Mallet; her sister, Joyce Bean.

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Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Mike Cappadonna and wife, Sue Benton Cappadonna of Groves, Peg Cappadonna of Port Neches, Patricia Cappadonna Vigreux and husband, George of Dallas; sister, Hazel Gauthier of Groves; daughter in law, Joan Cappadonna of Groves. She is also loved by her ten grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 5 pm until 8 pm at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home, with a rosary to be prayed at 6:30 pm by the family. A 2 pm Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, celebrant will be Rev. J. C. Coon. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves.