Laura Alice Capowski ( Taylor ) of Bushkill, PA, 83, went home to our Lord on April 25, 2019. She was born in Paterson, NJ. Laura was the beloved Mother of Michael Capowski and his wife Janet, and Michele Baehr. Grandmother to Joshua and his wife Andra, Jason and his wife Amanda, Jacqueline and her fiancé Alex, and Jordan, Great-Grandmother GiGi to Caleb, Joshua, Logan and Hannah.
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Laura had a heart of gold and was loved by all who knew her. She was the loving wife of Eugene Capowski who passed in 1991, her one and only love.
Being a mother was her full time calling, not only to her children but to her nieces, nephews and many friends who adopted her as Mom. She always was looking to help others. Laura was honored with the Presidential award for volunteer service by Michelle Obama, a Paul Harris Fellow from the Rotary Club of Stroudsburg, she had 5 years of service to Pocono Medical Center and over 1500 hours at St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital in NJ. In her spare time she loved watching the Yankees, Jeopardy, and her daily soaps.
Laura moved to PA in 2012 from Wayne, NJ where she resided after living in Cozy Lake since the 1970’s.
She met many lifelong friends working at Adamo and Packard Industries before retiring.
She was a faithful servant and active member of The Reformed Church of Bushkill where she had great joy as snack lady during VBS, and treasured her Thursday night ladies’ bible group.
Visitation will be held Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 4-7pm at the Joseph J. Pula Funeral Home, Inc. 23 N 9th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360. A funeral service will be held at 6pm with Steve Schoonover officiating. A private family entombment will be held in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Totowa, NJ.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Reformed Church of Bushkill, 5969 Milford Rd, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.