Rosemary Kapesis
Rosemary Kapesis
  • February 2, 1940 - January 8, 2018
  • Waggaman, Louisiana

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Rosemary Phillip Kapesis, 77 years of age, passed away peacefully on January 8, 2018. She was preceded in death by husband Peter Kapesis, parents Effie and Vincent Phillip, brothers Marion Phillip, Peter Phillip and Victor Phillip. She is survived by her children Kelly Kapesis, Suzanne Kapesis, Christine Simar (Leon) and Dana Cloutet (Greg); grandchildren Shelby Simar, Benjamin Simar, Alexandra Cloutet and Zachary Cloutet; siblings Angelina Lucito, Dorothy Butcher, Vincent Phillip Jr., and Deely Prados. Rose lived most of her life in Waggaman, Louisiana. All who met her were drawn in by her genuine kindness and friendly nature. Her grandchildren were the "light of her life" and her many friends brought her much joy. She was a long time Adorer at St. Mark's Perpetual Adoration Chapel in Ama, Louisiana. She was also a member of Mary's Helpers and active with their St. Joseph Alters. While her family and friends are devastated by this tremendous loss, they take comfort in the memory of Rose's faith, selflessness, generosity and unwavering love. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Mark's Perpetual Adoration Chapel in Ama, Louisiana, or St. Mark's Catholic Church. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Gathering on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 9:30 - 10:30 AM and Rosary from 10:30 - 11:00 AM, with a Memorial Mass beginning at 11:00am. All services will be held at St. Mark's Catholic Church located at 10773 River Road in Ama, Louisiana. A private interment is to follow.