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Evelyn M. (Capelle) Capelle

August 18, 1923 ~ March 1, 2015 (age 91)

Loudonville - Evelyn M. Capelle, 91, of Huntleigh Drive died peacefully on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at St. Peter's Hospice Inn Albany.

Born in Poestenkill , she was daughter of the late John Capelle and Jennie Near Capelle. She was raised in Poestenkill and was a Graduate of Troy High School.  She later resided on 8th Street in Troy for 35 years, prior to moving to Loudonville in 1974.

Evelyn was employed by the Standard Furniture Company in Troy, NY.   

She was a member of the Germania Hall Association and formerly Christ Church United Methodist.    

Survivors include a nephew, George R. Backhaus II., Averill Park; a niece, Nancy A. Backhaus, Troy; six grand nieces and  nephews, Richard J. (Linda) Clark III, Marlene C. (Robert) Mizell, David A. (Diane) Clark, Mark W. (Carol) Clark, Michelle M. (Christopher Overcash) Backhaus, and Brian R. (Stacey) Backhaus and 12 great grand nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters and their husbands, May W. (George) Backhaus and Jane N. (William) Johnston; a brother, John Capelle and a niece, Marjorie B. and her husband Richard J. Clark Jr.

Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.  276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 5-7 PM. 

Funeral service will be held Saturday at 8:30 AM at the funeral home  with Rev. Stephen Cordes, officiating.

Interment will be in  Albany Rural Cemetery Menands.  

 Service Information

March 6, 2015

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Funeral Service
March 7, 2015

8:30 AM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

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