Valerie Sharpless Caggiula passed away peacefully on Friday October 16th after a day spent surrounded by her loved ones. Valerie will forever be remembered for her heart of gold, strength in the face of adversity and endless positivity. She appreciated the serenity of nature, she cherished her music, and she loved her big family.
Valerie is survived by her pride and joy, her son Joshua Caggiula, daughter-in-law Dina, and beloved grandchildren, Joey and “sweet pea” Giana. Valerie is also survived by: Her three stepchildren - Lisa (Fred) Karl, Samuel M. Caggiula, Susan (Matthew) Connelly; 4 siblings - Heather Yervelli, Kimberly (CB) Shipley, Leslie (Linda) Sharpless, Ashley (Ro) Sharpless; and many nieces and nephews. Valerie will be reunited in heaven with her sisters, Trudy and Minnie; husband, Samuel A. Caggiula; and parents, Gifford and Mary Sharpless.
We invite you to attend a viewing and celebration of her life on Wednesday, October 21st from 6-8 pm at Volpe Funeral Home in Norristown and funeral mass at Saint Mary Magdalen Church in Media, PA on Thursday, October 22nd at 10:30 am. Her burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeaden, PA.
Due to the current pandemic, please do whatever you feel comfortable with - whether that be attending the viewing, funeral or just sending your thoughts and prayers. We can’t thank you enough for your kind words during this time.
In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to the charity where Valerie was a devoted volunteer. Please make checks payable to “Gabriel’s Kitchen.” Address: 440 Pebble Beach Dr Linfield, PA 19468.
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