Rose Marie Capatch

Rose Marie Capatch, 92, Madera, passed away Tuesday afternoon at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.

She was born in Madera, the youngest of eight children of the late James F. and Anna Marie (Cornetto) Capatch. She was a lifelong resident of Madera.

Surviving are a daughter, Irene Goodsir and husband, Steve; two grandchildren: Michelle and Steven Goodsir; a brother, P. William “Bill” Capatch of Madera; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers: George, Victor and Anthony Capatch; and three sisters: Angeline “Bobby” Gimmel, Theresa Romano and Jennie Dean.

Rose was a 1938 graduate of Madera High School and a graduate of State Teacher’s College in Lock Haven. She began her career as a teacher at Ramey Elementary School, and the majority of her teaching career was as a kindergarten teacher for the Philipsburg School District.

Rose was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Madera, and a member of the church Rosary and Altar Society and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, St. Victoria Court 646, and she had served previously through the years as a lector for morning Mass in Madera, Ramey and Houtzdale Catholic churches.

At Rose’s request, there will be no public visitation. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Philipsburg, Father Robert J. Kelly as celebrant. Interment will be at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Madera.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are by Kruise Funeral Home Inc., Madera. Condolences may be sent to condolences