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Father Thomas Capperella, Parochial Vicar in Saint Patrick and Holy Angels in Woodbury

WOODBURY, NJ --Father Thomas Capperella, 82, former parochial vicar in the Diocese of Camden, died June 26. Screen Shot 2022-06-30 at 20.38.30

Born in Plymouth Township, Pa., he studied at Blessed John XXIII in Weston, Mass., before being ordained a priest of the Diocese of Camden by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio on June 2, 2001, in Blackwood.

His first assignment was as parochial vicar of Saint Thomas More Parish, Cherry Hill, where he served for a year before being assigned the same role in Saint Vincent Pallotti, Haddon Township (2002-2005). Father Capperella went on to serve as parochial vicar in Saint Patrick, Woodbury (2005-2010), and Holy Angels, Woodbury, from 2010 until his retirement in 2014.

A viewing will be held 8:30-10:15 a.m. July 11 in the Parish Center of Holy Angels, 96 Green Ave., Woodbury. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. in Saint Patrick Church, 86 Cooper St. Burial is private.


source The Catholic Star Herald