Wrisley Funeral Home
90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373
Office: 413-665-4046             Fax: 413-665-0975
Lillian E. Kapise
There will be no public viewing; the family is having a private ceremony, under the direction of Wrisley Funeral Home. There will be a Celebration of Life on July 9th at 1:00 pm at Diane and Matthew Calcari's home
South Deerfield, MA — Lillian E. Kapise, age 73, of South Deerfield, Mass., passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022 at home. She took her last breath holding the hand of the love of her life of 39 years, Michael Patterson. She is survived by her daughter Diane Calcari and her husband Matthew Calcari, her daughter Cindy Farmer, her son Andy Kapise II and his wife Heather Kapise, and her partner's two children Joseph and Samantha Patterson. She also leaves seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Lillian was born to Duane E. Potts and Evelyn E. Potts (Tidlund) in Bloomington, Illinois on January 22, 1949. She is predeceased by her parents, six brothers and one sister and is survived by 2 brothers and 3 sisters.

Lill, which she was known by, retired from Hillside Plastics after 30 plus years. Her life of retirement revolved around watching the birds outside the windows, she loved her sports and Nascar and her summers at the campground. She will be remembered as an amazing woman who cared deeply for her family and was always vibrant and full of life.

There will be no public viewing; the family is having a private ceremony, under the direction of Wrisley Funeral Home. There will be a Celebration of Life on July 9th at 1:00 pm at Diane and Matthew Calcari's home.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Mass Birds of Prey Rehab in Conway, Mass and/or Pioneer Valley Hospice & Palliative Care in Greenfield, Mass.