Anthony R. Capwell, “Tony”

Anthony R. Capwell, “Tony” - Rochester Cremation

Anthony R. Capwell, “Tony”, age 62 passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, while on hospice at Unity Hospital.

Tony was born on October 21, 1959, in Batavia, NY, to the late Roy and Barbara Kelsey Capwell.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Darleen (Burns) Capwell; his three children, Jessica (Marion) Franks, Christopher (Trish) Muniak, and Jenilee (John) Bernardini; his treasured grandchildren, Wade and Macey, Emma and Ethan, and Elijah, Josiah and Judah; Brothers, Thomas (Debbie) Capwell and Theodore (Lynn) Capwell; sisters, Kathleen (Don) Reeb, Kathryn (John) George, and Kimberly (Mike) Lang; and many loved nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Tony graduated from Alexander High School in 1977.  Growing up he helped on the family farm. Throughout his life he enjoyed spending time with his longtime friends. He was a longstanding resident of Darien, NY.   Tony retired as a correctional officer at Wyoming Correctional Facility, with 25 years of service, in 2009.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, spending time outdoors. and giving his grandchildren rides on his Kubota.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Sunday, April 3, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Attica-Wyoming QWL Building, 639 Exchange Street, Attica, NY. Calling Hours will be from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, with a small service at 4:00 pm.  Dinner will immediately follow.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.


8 Condolences

  1. Scott Garippa on March 11, 2022 at 1:33 pm

    So sorry to here about Tony. When visiting the family when we were younger, Tony and I hug out alot together.

  2. Sheila LaManque on March 11, 2022 at 1:41 pm

    You were such an extraordinary friend. Irreplaceable. Working with you for 25 years, I came to know a man that while he exhibited this tough guy exterior he really was a man of compassion, one that loved his family & friends. You never had to second guess him….he told it like it was. A country boy at heart. Working side by side him for many years I thought of him as a Forever Friend. One I wanted to live forever. To lose such a friend is inconsolable. God has you now but honestly I do too. My deepest condolences to your beautiful family. Your friend forever Sheila ❤️🙏

    • Kathy Warren on March 11, 2022 at 3:25 pm

      What a great picture! That’s the Tony I will remember. 💙 He was one of a kind and will be truly missed. Hope your good memories bring you comfort. Sending my love to you all.

      • Joel n Jan Branciforte on March 11, 2022 at 4:52 pm

        Never realized how much I love this guy! Will forever be inspired by his character, strength, compassion, and sincerity in his love for all of us. Miss him we will but never will his impact on our lives stop growing in who we are and what we share with others as he shared with us. He is truly a legend amongst all, a job well done, a race well run, Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and all making this adjustment to Tony’s “Spiritual Promotion”. This is going to take some time, so looking forward to seeing him again in his new digs. He will forever inspire me and each of us that shared in the miracle his spirit. Luv-Ya-Man 🙂

    • Greg Derkovitz on March 11, 2022 at 5:06 pm

      Couldn’t have said it better, Sheila! He will be greatly missed

  3. Wayne and Barb Durfee on March 13, 2022 at 7:09 am

    Dearest Darleen and family, Wayne and I are at a loss for words.
    Tony was a good friend to us , and to everyone that had the opportunity to know him. He has impacted so many lives. Please know that we are thinking of you during this time.

  4. john mandolin on March 13, 2022 at 6:59 pm

    every time we worked together,it was nothing but laughing the whole shift,gonna miss him

  5. Ann Hecht on March 14, 2022 at 12:56 pm

    Cappy was a fun guy. My dad Ray Schieber loved him. He was very kind to me when I came to Wyoming. The world list another great person too young. Rest in Peace Capp and fly with the angels. Say hi to my dad for me.

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