Kenneth E. Capon

Kenneth E. Capon of Shelter Island died Feb. 12, 2015. He was 82. 

He was born Sept. 10, 1932, on Shelter Island to Katherine (Smith) and Charles Capon and was a graduate of Shelter Island High School.

For many years, he was the supervisor of the auto body repair shop at Wells Pontiac-Cadillac in Peconic. He also worked for the Shelter Island Fire District for more than three decades, helping to maintain firehouses.

He was a 62-year member of Shelter Island Fire Department, where he was an ex-chief and secretary-treasurer of the fire district. He was also active in fire service throughout Suffolk County.

He is survived by his brother John of Shelter Island. He was predeceased by his brother Eugene.

The family received visitors Feb. 15 at The Shelter Island Funeral Home, where Catholic prayers and firematic services were held. The Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated Feb. 16 at Our Lady of the Island R.C. Church by Father Peter DeSanctis. Interment took place at the church cemetery.

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