Neighboring resident recognized for turning 100 years old

Mary Capasso, born in Paulsboro, was recognized at the Gloucester County Division of Senior Services Holiday Feast for having celebrated her 100th birthday

Gloucester County Freeholder Jim Jefferson and Mary Capasso, was recognized at the annual Gloucester County Division of Senior Services Holiday Feast at Auletto Caterers in Deptford for having celebrated her 100th birthday in October.

On Wednesday, Dec. 11, Mary Capasso was recognized at the annual Gloucester County Division of Senior Services Holiday Feast at Auletto Caterers in Deptford for having celebrated her 100th birthday in October.

Freeholder Jim Jefferson, liaison to the department of senior services said, “It was an honor to be able to help Mary continue to celebrate this outstanding milestone and celebrate her birthday with her, even if it was a few months late.”

Capasso was born in Paulsboro on Oct. 3 and is a graduate of Paulsboro High School. She has one child, one grandson and multiple nieces and nephews. Capasso now spends her free time reading on the front porch, taking day trips to the casino, playing bridge and bingo, sewing, crafts and cooking.