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Naomi J. Capone, of Rockford, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at River Bluff Nursing Home. Born on February 12, 1930, in Freeport, IL, the daughter of Leo and Thelma (Keith) Wilson. She attended Rockford Business College and worked many years in the retail sector. Naomi married James A. Capone on September 24, 1954 at St. Mary's Church in Freeport. He predeceased her January 26, 1963. She was a member of St. Peter Cathedral in Rockford where she was involved in CCD, taught Sunday school, ran book ministry at Charismatic Prayer Group.
Survived by her children, Marilyn Capone of Rockford, IL, John (Kathy) Capone of Naperville, IL, and Phyllis (Craig) Knipprath of Roscoe, IL; four grandchildren, Kristin (Michael) Genslinger, Joseph (Morgan) Capone, Emily Capone, James (Danielle) Capone; twin great-grandchildren, Kora and Camden; and soon to be born great-granddaughter, Ariella Rose; and ten brothers and sisters.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Life Church, 4312 20th St., Rockford, IL with Pastor Sarah Schultz officiating. Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Olson North Main Chapel, 2811 N. Main St., Rockford, IL on Friday, March 23, 2018. Memorials can be made to River Bluff Nursing Home , 4401 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103






Condolences & Shared Memories (6)

  1. Robert Parks

    I just saw that your mom passed. I am truly sorry for your loss. I would have attended had I seen announcement in time. Take care.

  2. Ric Harry and Family

    We are so sorry about your loss. Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. You will be in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

  3. Lyra Long & Family

    We are truly sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you and your family...Lyra, Kurt, & Karina Long

  4. Mary Lib Skerkoske - Mrs. Sker

    So sorry about your mom, Marilyn, JJ and Phyllis. I am in Florida or you know I would be there for the visitation. What fond memories of our next door neighbors on Reynolds Street. May Naomi rest in peace!

  5. Newburgh Culligan

    John & Kathy, we are so sorry for your loss. With Much Sympathy, Culligan of Newburgh

  6. Adele Mittelstadt

    I will miss you Aunt Nome. I have so many happy memories I shared with you and special family times spent together. I have watched your children grow into caring adults in which they have now passed on what you taught them to their children. You are bringing us all together once again to celebrate your life. I pray you are now at peace.


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