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Sandra D. “Sandy” Caporelli

March 25, 1944 - April 13, 2022

Sandra D. “Sandy” Caporelli, age 78, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on March 25, 1944, she was a daughter of the late Leland A. and Edith A. (Godwin) DuBois. Sandy made her career working for Blue Cross & Blue Shield retiring in 2007 after many years of dedicated service.

Sandy was well known for her commitment to her community and held many leadership and elected positions at the VFW J.F. Speer Post 615 in Wilmington, DE, including past state president, past national council member and past president of the ladies auxiliary.

In addition to her parents, Sandy was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 56 years, Nicholas J. Caporelli; daughter, Patricia Kee; and son-in-law, Joseph James Potter. She is survived by her loving children, William Caporelli, and Anne Marie Potter; siblings, Leland A. DuBois III, Kathleen P. White (John); sister-in-law, Arlene Cocciolone; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 2 pm on Friday, April 22, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 2 pm. Interment will be held privately.

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6 Condolences for Sandra D. “Sandy” Caporelli

  • Sorry to lose you mommom, I know you are happy to reunite with Nick. Rest easy, we will forever miss and cherish our memories of you.

  • So very sorry to hear of your moms passing

  • I send you our condolences during this sorrowful time. I am sorry for loss of your Mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers,
    As you go through this difficult time, remember that you are so loved and cherish all the great memories. I know I will. Please know that your friends love you and are here for you. Jawanna& Jaywann Saunders

  • So very sorry for your loss, if I can do anything for you please let me know.Much Love Penny

  • Anne and family we were so very sorry for your loss. We hope you can find some comfort in knowing she is at peace. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. Much love, Diane and Margie.

  • Anne, I send my prayers and heart felt condolences to you and your family. I am happy to have seen Sandy regularly at my job. Treasure your memories of her. Sorry for your lost.
    Delphine