Sybil M. Kappy
Sybil M. Kappy

November 4, 2017
Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey
Resided in Cranford, New Jersey


Sybil M. Kappy, 89, of Cranford, formerly of Clark, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, November 4, 2017.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral Service at Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Friday, November 10 at 12:00 pm. Interment will follow in Hazel Wood Cemetery, Clark. Visiting hours will be on Thursday, from 4 - 8 pm.

Mrs. Kappy was born in Elizabeth to John and Margaret Lishman. She lived in Clark for many years, prior to moving to Cranford 3 years ago.

Mrs. Kappy received her BA from Upsala College in East Orange and worked for 6 years at NJ Bell Telephone Company. After her husband Edward Kappy passed away, she attended Kean University in Union and received her certification as a Library Media Specialist for public schools. Mrs. Kappy worked for 26 years as a School Librarian in Elizabeth and had many fond memories of her time at Peterstown School #3. During this time she was active in the Elizabeth Education Association as well as the NJ Education Association. She also served on the Clark Public Library Association for 24 years, including time as President. She was also a member of the Clark Lions Club.

Mrs. Kappy is survived by her devoted children, Diane Nakamici, Robert Kappy and his wife Emilina and Chris Kappy and her cherished grandchildren, Ryan and Maura.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to the Clark Public Library, 303 Westfield Ave., Clark, NJ 07066 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
Thursday, November 9, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Service
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, November 10, 2017
12:00 PM
Hazel Wood Cemetery
West Lake Avenue
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, November 10, 2017


Clark Public Library
303 Westfield Avenue
Clark, New Jersey 07066
St. Jude Children's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-9959
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