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Amelia LaParle Capron
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Birth: May 23, 1912
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
Death: May 24, 2004
Rutland County
Vermont, USA

Amelia L. Capron

WELLS - Amelia L. Capron, age 92, of Wells, Vt., peacefully entered into the arms of her Lord with her family at her side on Monday, May 24, 2004, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

Amelia was born on May 23, 1912, in Rutland, Vt., the daughter of Fred and Delima (Phaneauf) LaParle.

In 1937, Amelia married Bernard Capron to whom she has been wed for the past 68 years.

Amelia ran the Pavilion at Idylwild Park for more than 20 years. After that she had been employed at Hopson's Store in Wells. Amelia was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America, the Jolly Dozen Book Club, the Unknown Friends of Wells, Wells Historical Society, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church in Granville, N.Y. Amelia was a well known vocalist in the area. She performed on the radio and sang at many weddings. She was an avid bowler and a member for many years of the Friday Morning Coffee and Donut League at Granville Lanes. Amelia crocheted hundreds of afghans which she gave to many area newborns and also to the elderly. Amelia enjoyed collecting music boxes. Her family was a great source of pride to her.

In addition to her husband, Amelia is survived by four sons: Fred Capron and his wife Charlotte of Fair Haven, Vt., and their son, Bernard Capron Jr. and his wife Penny of Northfield, Vt., along with their children, Kirsten Capron and Brittney Capron and Fred and Charlotte's daughter, Kelle Capron of Rutland; a son, David Capron and his wife Jane of Queensbury, N.Y., and their daughter, Debra Capron of Baltimore, Md., and their daughter, Jen Warner and her husband Jon of Queensbury, N.Y.; a son, Joe Capron and his wife Patricia of Wells, Vt., and their son, Christopher Capron and his wife Margaret of Fairfield, Conn., and their child, Amelia Rose Capron and Joe and Patricia's son, Arron Capron and his wife Erin and their child, Max Capron of Cranston, R.I.; and a son, John Capron and his wife Diane of South Bethlehem, N.Y., and their son, Dan Capron and daughter, Julie Capron. Also, several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary's Church, 23 Bulkley Ave., Granville, N.Y., on Thursday, May 27, 2004, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Thomas Zelker presiding. Burial will follow at the Wells Cemetery in Wells, Vt. Friends may call on Wednesday, May 26, 2004, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church, 23 Bulkley Ave., Granville, N.Y., 12832, or the Wells Historical Society, in care of Tracee Oakman, P.O. Box 587, Wells, Vt., 05774.

Rutland Herald, 28 May 2004
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  Bernard Capron (1912 - 2006)*
  David J. Capron (1946 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Wells Town Cemetery
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
Created by: Jacquie Demsky Wilson
Record added: Nov 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61931228
Amelia <i>LaParle</i> Capron
Added by: Jacquie Demsky Wilson
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Rest in Peace dear Amelia.
- Jacquie Demsky Wilson
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014

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