Mary E. Kapitan

March 8, 1933 - May 8, 2022
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Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre
606 E. 113th Ave.
Crown Point, IN 46307
Sunday 5/15, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Calumet Park Cemetery
2305 West 73rd Avenue
Merrillville, IN 46410
St. Matthias Catholic Church
101 W. Burrell Court
Crown Point, IN 46307
Monday 5/16, 10:00 am

Prayers will be said at the funeral home at 9:15 AM.

Mary E. Kapitan (nee Kasper), age 89, of Crown Point, IN, formerly of Merrillville, IN, passed away on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, 2022. Mary is survived by her five children: Michael (Mary) Kapitan, Susan (Richard) Scuderi, Carol (Joseph) Sanders, Laura (Daniel) Small, Dorothy (Thomas) Metcalf; 13 grandchildren: Jacob, Brandon (fiancé Stephanie Krause), and AndrewContinue Reading

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Charmaine Gore left a message on May 15, 2022:
Sending sincere thoughts and prayers to your family! I worked with Susan a long time ago at Western Pancake House. Remember visiting her home and her mom was soooo sweet, feed me and just made you feel happy. It’s been many years but every time I drive 73rd Ave., I think of both Susan and her mom, big hugs! ( love to reconnect, e mail me if you’d like)
Mark and Keri Tharp left a message on May 15, 2022:
Laura, Danny and family Please accept our deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother. May many memories of a life well lived bring you comfort during this time.
Jane Stotland left a message on May 14, 2022:
My heartfelt condolences to the Kapitan Family. Losing a Mom is something you never heal from but the grief gets easier as time goes by and you find that you can laugh remembering the fun times. My vision is that Auntie Anne, my Mom, and your Mom are sitting at a kitchen table in heaven gossiping in Slovak. (Of course they're speaking Slovak so us "kids" can't figure out what they're talking about. The Kasper sisters reunited! Depend on one another to get through the tough days ahead. She was one great lady! Love, Cousin Jane
Kathleen Lyle left a message on May 14, 2022:
Such a beautiful tribute to a strong, amazing lady. Cheers Auntie Mary . What a wonderful greeting you must have had at 11:00 . Love to all my cousins, hold on to your wonderful memories.
Frank Vargo left a message on May 14, 2022:
Please accept my sympathy on the passing of Mary. My mother, Anne Wagner Vargo, was her first cousin. My grandfather, John Wagner, lived next door to Joseph & Anna (Wagner) Kasper on John Street in Whiting & my mom would always talk about the great fun they had as kids playing in the neighborhood. I met with Mary 3 or 4 times to talk about & share photos of the Wagner & Kasper families, as I am working on the Wagner family history. Mary was a great source of information about both families. I hope her children will continue her work in preserving the Kasper/Kapitan story for future generations. I will not be able to attend the visitation or mass but will remember Mary in my prayers. Take care & may Mary's soul rest in peace.
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Katie Kincaid left a message on May 12, 2022:
Rest in peace
Katie Kincaid left a message on May 12, 2022:
Rest in peace
Katie Kincaid left a message on May 12, 2022:
Rest in peace
Robert Fasiang left a message on May 11, 2022:
When we were single Mary and I played tennis. She and Rudy were on my Senior Olympic volley ball teams I helped Rudy sell his books. Condolences to the family.
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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