Myrtle Maurine Canepa

AIKEN, SC – Myrtle Maurine Canepa, age 96, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020.

Mrs. Canepa was born January 8, 1924 on a farm in Walters, Oklahoma. She was a resident of Aiken, SC since 1972. Mrs. Canepa was an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

Mrs. Canepa was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Elver Canepa; a son, James Donald Canepa Sr.; and a grandson, James Donald Canepa Jr.

Survivors include three grandchildren, Thomas Elver Canepa (Maria), Lydia C. Emerson (Thomas), and Tony Cooper (Lynn); twelve great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Aiken Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions may be directed to CanHope Cancer Research or the Aiken Heart Board.  

The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803.649.6234), has charge of arrangements.

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