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August 5, 2013

Captolia 'Cappy' Conpropst

Captolia ‘Cappy’ Conpropst

SIDNEY — Captolia “Cappy” Conpropst went to be with her Lord on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013.

She was born on July 31, 1921, daughter of the late Charles and Elfrida (Everett) Kiefer in Nineveh.

She was married to Charles Conpropst on June 26, 1948, in Coventry. He predeceased her on Aug. 5, 1972.

Cappy had been living at Chestnut Park Nursing Home for the past two years. Some of the activities she enjoyed were the exercise and cooking class. She also was a representative for the residents at the nursing home and attended monthly meetings. Prior to Chestnut Park, Cappy lived at the Sidney Senior Village. She resided there for over 20 years and was one of the apartments’ first residents.

Cappy was a founding and longtime member of the Sidney Assembly of God church. Her church family remembers her as a prayer warrior and very gifted in the gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Her family and friends will remember her faith and how she shared her love for the Lord with all those she came into contact with.

Cappy is survived by her son, David Preston; daughter, Marie Moore and her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; grandson, Tim Conpropst Jr.; great-grandson, Tim Conpropst III; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Cappy was predeceased by her son, Tim Conpropst; two brothers, Philip and Clarence Kiefer; and a sister, Lila Smith.

Friends are invited to call from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. Funeral services will follow at noon in the funeral chapel with the Rev. Randy Eliason officiating.

Burial will be private in Sylvan Lawn Cemetery, Greene.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Sidney Assembly of God, Plankenhorn Road, Sidney, NY 13838.

Condolences may be shared with the family online at

Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.

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