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Martha Capers

May 25, 1938 August 3, 2018
Martha  Capers
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Martha Ellen Capers was born into a large family on May 25, 1938 in Sumter, SC to the late Mr. Wade Capers Sr. and Martha Capers. Being the youngest of thirteen siblings she was met with a lot of love.

Martha followed in the footsteps of her older siblings coming to New Jersey in the early 1950's. Martha completed her education and later came to work for Essex County Welfare until her retirement in 2000.

Martha was witty, understanding, patient, and always so kind to those that knew her. She was truly a pillar of strength for her entire family.

Martha is preceded in death by her twelve siblings: Wade Capers Jr., Sumpter Capers, John Capers, James Capers, Silas Capers, Paul Capers Sr., Maye (Bobby) Capers, Viola Capers Calloway, Ella Capers Jones, Rebecca Capers Palmer, Mary Capers Loney, and Julius Capers. Martha is also preceded in death by a son, Michael Capers.

Martha is survived by: three children, Jacqueline Thomas, Tildon Gregory and Kenneth Gregory; three grandchildren, Mustafa Evans, Shakeith Miller and Christine Thomas; four great grandchildren, Mustafa Evans, Jr. and Jannah Evans, Kevin Miller and Kailyn Miller; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Visitation

Tuesday

7

Aug

10:00 AM 8/7/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/7/2018 11:00:00 AM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Perry Funeral Home
34 Mercer St. Newark 07103 NJ
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

7

Aug

11:00 AM 8/7/2018 11:00:00 AM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Perry Funeral Home
34 Mercer St. Newark 07103 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fairmount Cemetery Final Resting Place

620 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07107

620 Central Avenue Newark 07107 NJ
United States
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