A memorial service for Father Robert Farrar Capon will be held April 11 at 4 p.m., in St. Luke’s Chapel at Camp De Wolfe in Wading River. An informal reception will follow.
Father Capon, who resided on Shelter Island at the time of his death, was for many years dean of George R. Mercer School of Theology in Garden City and longtime rector of Christ Church Episcopal in Port Jefferson.
Father Capon also served at All Souls Church in Stony Brook, Little Portion Friary in M0unt. Sinai, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Easthampton, and most recently at Holy Trinity in Greenport.
A best-selling author of books on theology and cooking, he was also a food columnist for Newsday and The New York Times.