OBITUARY

Suzanne J. James

September 21, 1936March 2, 2021

Suzanne J. James, Beloved Mother and Grandmother

Suzanne J. James, 84, passed peacefully at her home on Tuesday March 2, 2021. She was the daughter of Ralph C. Caprio and Louise Caprio of Newark, NJ. Known for her beauty, elegance and style, Suzanne graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Sarah Lawrence College and excelled in all of her endeavors. She was a model, an actress, a television journalist and a successful producer of conventions for major corporations including Century 21 Realtors and Merle Norman cosmetics. Suzanne later sold real estate through Sotheby's International Realty.

Suzanne adored her brothers Phil and Nicholas Caprio, who predeceased her, her sister-in-laws and family. She was very proud of her son Jay and wife Mimi, and their children Griffin and Parker, who lit up Suzanne’s life. Suzanne was incredibly close to her daughter Teressa who provided love and comfort to her mother through her final days.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 4, 2021

Memories

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Ralph Caprio

March 15, 2021

Teressa, I am so sorry for the loss of mom. She was the shining star of the Caprio family. Unfortunately, I was in Florida at the time for I would have wanted to be with family to celebrate and remember her incredible life. Ralph E. Caprio, your cousin

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY