Kapuscinski, James E., Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Cartwright Hospice Residence. Age 79 years. The son of the late Julian E. and Fidelis (LaBrash) Kapuscinski, James was born March 27, 1934 in Saginaw, Michigan. He was a 1952 graduate of Arthur Hill High School. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War. James married Colleen A. Zirkle on May 5, 1956. She survives him. James was a part owner of Economy Builders then became owner and operator of Delta Truss. He was a faithful member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. He was an avid supporter of Food for the Poor and Saginaw Rescue Mission. He was also a member of the Home Builders Association. James was an avid hunter and fisherman. Surviving besides his loving wife “Coke” of 56 years are three sons and one daughter, Mark Kapuscinski, St. Charles; Monica Benard, Saginaw; Darcy and Robin Kapuscinski, Saginaw; Thomas and Valencia Kapuscinski, Cadillac; eight grandchildren, Eric Benard, Kevin Kapuscinski, Gabrielle, Olivia and Spencer Kapuscinski, Tara Kapuscinski, Ryan Milbrandt, Ryan McCarthy; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bernard and Ann Kapuscinski and Thomas and Susan Kapuscinski, all of Saginaw; two sisters, Margaret and James Harris and Bernadette Kapuscinski all of Saginaw; his loving mother-in-law, June Zirkle, Saginaw; many nieces and nephews. James was preceded in death by his son, Allen Kapuscinski and one sister, Mary Louise Martin. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Randy Kelly will officiate with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Tuesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Food for the Poor, Cartwright Hospice Residence or Saginaw Rescue Mission. www.snowfuneralhome.net