Arlene Purcel Cappadona

arlene cappadona

November 28, 1927 ~ June 14, 2020

Cappadona, Arlene Purcel, nee Gemmer, age 92, of Fort Lee, passed peacefully on Sunday June 14, 2020. Born in New Jersey, she was a Nurse's Aid at Holy Name Hospital and a member of the Fort Lee Senior Citizens.

Beloved wife of the Late Joseph Cappadona and the former wife of the late Walter Purcel. Devoted mother to Philip and Charles Purcel. Adored Step-mother of Diane Cappadona and Robert Cappadona. Cherished grandmother of Nicholas and Jason Purcel and Robert Blaise Cappadona. Loving Niece Lisa Cannon.

The family will receive their friends on Thursday 9:30 to 10:30 am at the Funeral Home and will be observing current social distancing guidelines. Funeral mass will follow at the Main Church of the Madonna at 11 am entombment following mass at Madonna Mausoleum. For updates visit


Mass: June 18, 2020 11:00 am

Madonna R.C. Church
Across the Street From Funeral Home
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Visitation at Funeral Home: June 18, 2020 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Final Resting Place:

Madonna Mausoleum
2070 Hoefleys Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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