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“I am sorry for your loss. Throwing our burdens on God and looking into the beautiful hope his word provides us can help to be a comfort during this...Read More »
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“We are sorry to hear of Clare"s passing. what a great Lady She will be missed by all of us. She was a great help when I lost my aunt My you rest in...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Roberta Breese - Hoosick Falls, NY

“I am so sorry we never were able to meet in person before you passed. You accepted me into your heart as one of your own and I returned your love as...Read More »
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“I was so sad to hear of the passing of Clare. I got to know Clare from church. My wife Janet and I became friends with Clare, and two other friends...Read More »
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“We are sorry to hear of the passing of Clare. She was a great person and a lot of help when my Aunt passed away May God bless her many ways when she...Read More »
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“So sorry to hear of Clare's passing. She was a wonderful person and my mom's best friend since kindergarten! With love, Dayna & Peter Kalil & Marte...Read More »
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“Love u glad.U are in a better place.Love u so much ”
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“I love u grandma I wish I was able to see u again and u will always be in my heart ”
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“Hi grandma I love you. Your in a good place now. Always love you never stop loving you ”
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10 of 11 | Posted by: Melissa

“Gram I love you so very much I know your in heaven walking on golden roads and wearing your wings you will be forever in my heart ”
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SCHENECTADY – Clare J. Caplinger, 91, entered into eternal peace on Friday, February10, 2017 at Ellis Hospital, after a brief illness, with her loving family at her side.
Clare was born in Schenectady, a daughter of the late John and Sadie Jakubowski Nalaskowski. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in January 1944. Clare began work in 1945 at Sealtest Foods in Schenectady and later in Latham, a dedicated employee for 37 years. After the Sealtest plant closed, she worked for NYS Energy Office at the Empire State Plaza, retiring after 8 years. Clare lived a full life, filled with love, kindness and faith. Her smile and gentle manor brought joy to her family and friends. She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband George R. Caplinger, whom she wed on August 18, 1962, until his passing on May 4, 2006; her sisters, Helen Kovarovic and Elizabeth 'Betty' Kovarovic; and a stepson James Caplinger.
Clare is survived by her nieces and nephews, Barbara Lusk, Susan Hartman, Sandra Ross, Judith Miller, Frank Kovarovic, Frank Fogg, and Brian Fogg; granddaughter, Melissa Ruggiero; sister-in-law and dear friend, Marie Fogg; several great nieces and great nephews and three great grandsons.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist Church, Union Street at 11 am. Interment will be in Memory Gardens.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Clare's memory to St. John the Evangelist Church, Union St., Schenectady, NY 12308.