Dorothy E. Caprio

January 19, 1925December 5, 2012

Dorothy E. Caprio, 87, of Manchester, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at Morris Hall in Lawrenceville, NJ. Born in Jersey City, Dorothy resided in New Providence before moving to Leisure Village West, Manchester, in 1984. She was a member of the Caritas Guild Tennis Club and Italian-American Club, all in Leisure Village, and was a parishioner of Saint John’s Church in Lakehurst, NJ.

Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Gerard in 1992, as well as her brothers Robert and Harvey. She is survived by her son Gerard Caprio, Jr. of Williamstown, MA, and her daughters Christine Vaccarella of Morrisville, PA, and Maria Pantages Ober of Walpole, MA, and her five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 3010 Ridgeway Road, Manchester, NJ 08759, on Sunday, December 9, 2012, from 4-6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Monday, December 10, 2012, at 9 a.m. at Saint John’s Church, 619 Chestnut Street, Lakehurst, NJ 08733. For tributes please visit, In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dorothy’s memory to Morris Hall-Staff Appreciation, One Bishop's Drive, Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648.


  • Visitation Sunday, December 9, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 10, 2012

Dorothy E. Caprio

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December 11, 2012

Dot was a kind and wonderful neighbor and friend. She will be sorely missed.
It was a pleasure to know her. My deepest sympathy to your family.
Louise Nellegar

Jeffrey Thomson and David Janero

December 9, 2012

Dear Gerry, Chrissy, Maria and families,
We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother, grandmother or great-grandmother. We hope you can find comfort in the fact that you enjoyed so many wonderful years with her. We wish we could be with you. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers at your time of sorrow and accept our deepest sympathies.

December 8, 2012

Dear Chris and family, My thought and prayers are with all of you. Andrea Bowden

Maureen O'Brien

December 8, 2012

Lain and I are thinking of you all and send our deepest sympathies.

Jean Caprio Watt

December 7, 2012

Thinking of Aunt Dot, Uncle Jerry and the Caprio Family and sending my deepest sympathies -

Kristin (Chebra) McAuliffe

December 7, 2012

And what a wonderful family she raised! Thinking of you all and remembering many happy times with Mrs. Caprio.

December 7, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.

Dr. R. Kurt Meier III and staff

Donna Picard

December 7, 2012

Maria - Sending my thoughts and prayers to you and your family