St. Louis Cremation

JoAnn Capuro

JoAnn Capuro was born July 13, 1941 in Palmerton PA and departed this life on July 16,2019 in St Louis MO after a battle with cancer.

She is survived by her brother Dale Borger, her children Ellen Calam and Dennis Heidler, her step-daughter Renee Wilson, and her grandchildren Christopher Weiss, Joshua Weiss, Alison Neiman, and Dale Neiman. She was proceeded in death by her parents Kermit and Evelyn Borger.

JoAnn was born and raised in North Eastern Pennsylvania. She loved the river life spending the majority of her adult life living by the St Lawrence River in Upstate New York before retiring to Florida in 2014.

JoAnn dedicated her life to the service of others working as an RN for 40+ years. Her family was the thing she most cherished in life.

JoAnn was a very generous and charitable person.  In lieu of flowers, she would be honored by donations to the BJC Foundation for Hospice in her memory

She was loved by many and will be sadly missed.


1 Comment

  1. Phyllis wenhold on July 19, 2019 at 11:49 am

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Joann was a wonderful and talented person. She could knit like no one I’ve ever met before. I still have the 2 big pullover sweaters she made me years ago. I am warm every winter thanks to joann??????



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