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Karen D. Capasso

July 20, 1958 — July 11, 2023


Karen D. Capasso


Karen (Davis) Capasso, 64, of Cheshire passed away Tuesday July 11, 2023 at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the loving wife of Douglas J. Capasso with whom she shared 42 years of marriage.

Karen was born July 20, 1958 in Providence, RI, a daughter of the late Charles A. and Maureen (Murphy) Davis and was a longtime Cheshire resident. She was a graduate of Shepard Hill Regional High School in Dudley, MA, attended Framingham State University and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance from Bentley College in Waltham, MA. Karen had worked as a retail supervisor for CVS Pharmacies retiring after 39 years of service. Previously living in Webster, MA, Karen was involved in local politics, having served on the planning and zoning commission as well as other committees and had also served as the president of the PTA at St. Louis School in Webster. Karen had a passion for gardening, reading and keeping up with news, but mostly she loved being around her family, especially her grandchildren.

Besides her husband Douglas, she leaves her daughters, Jenna Wilson of Foxboro, MA and her husband Jim Wilson of Norfolk, MA and Caroline Banville and her husband Tyler of Houston, TX, her sister, Lynda Elkind, and her husband Bud of Ft. Pierce, FL, her brother, Charles Davis and his wife Melinda of FL, her grandchildren, Jack, Cal and Rose Wilson and her nieces and nephews, Jason Davis, Sharon Elkind, Christian and Olivia Boudreau and Sheena Anello. Along with her parents, Karen was predeceased by her brothers, David and Christopher Davis.

Family and friends are invited to gather in celebration of Karen’s life on Monday July 17, 2023 at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Cheshire 615 South Main Street from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Karen’s name may be made to the Connecticut Hospice 100 Double Beach Road Branford, CT 06405 or to the Lupus Research Alliance 270 Madison Avenue, Suite 300, New York, NY 10016.
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