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Phyllis Capachietti Cordina

Phyllis Capachietti Cordina
  • September 30, 1924 - May 25, 2017
  • North Charleston, South Carolina

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“Remembering your wonderful mother and wishing you comfort. She will always hold a special place in my heart for being one of the France Street Moms....Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Mims

“We are so at a loss that she is gone. We're sure she is having a wonderful reunion with John, Grace, joe, bea, Dora,ida, Anthony,carmen, Albert,and...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Wendy and david Cordina - SC

“My most prized possession is the memories of you, Not the souvenirs of old but things we say and do. In my life I'll try to cherish these warm...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Charles MacKay - Malden, MA

“Our prayers are with you and your family. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Capachietti Evans - MA

“You will be missed Auntie Phyllis, rest in peace. Love Niece Mary Capachietti, Evans ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“My Dear Godmother will always have a special piece of my heart. All my love foreverYour GodchildConnie ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Connie OConnor - Everett, MA

“Janet,Louie,John sorry for your lost she's in heaven with your dad and all her bothers and sisters take care and god bless you all love your cousin ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Albert Capachietti - Danvers, MA

“Auntie Phyllis, thank you for all your love and support through the years! You truly became my southern grandma and I am so happy I was able to spend...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Tracy MacKay-Ratliff - Lake City, FL

“Peace and love to you all from the Beckman Family. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Anna Maria Lease - Charleston, SC


Phyllis Capachietti Cordina, 92, of North Charleston, South Carolina, widow of John E. Cordina peacefully entered into eternal rest Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Columbia, SC. The relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway. Her Mass of Christian Burial will follow in St. John's Catholic Church, 3921 Saint John's Ave., North Charleston at 12:00 p.m. Prayers of Final Commendation and Farewell will be held in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Phyllis was born September 30,1924 in Everett, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Louis and Christine Capachietti. In the early years, Phyllis worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston with war bonds and also organized the young ladies from the Bank to attend the USO Dances in Boston in the 1940's.She was retired from the Charleston Naval Supply Center with 25 years of service working in accounting.

She was very active at St. John's Catholic Church, a member of the Church Choir, Ladies Guild, helping in the Church Office, and helping with the Ordinations of the Seminarians of the Diocese of Charleston. Phyllis enjoyed Bridge Club, the Italian American Club, playing the organ, dancing, traveling, boating, cookouts, and was a talented seamstress. She loved family times, friends, cooking Italian meals, baking, and enjoyed life to the fullest.

Phyllis was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, and grandmother who will be deeply missed.

Phyllis is survived by her daughter, Janet C. Brown (Daniel) of Irmo, SC; two sons, Louis J. Cordina (Evelyn) of Mount Pleasant, SC; John E. Cordina of Johns Island, SC; four grandchildren, Jessica Reece, Ryan Black, Isabella Cordina, Evan Cordina; two great grandchildren, Rose Duncan, Carolina Black and many beloved nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five Capachietti brothers, Anthony, Carmen, Albert, Ernest, Joseph and four sisters, Ida Cannatelli, Dora Teneriello, Beatrice Aiesi, and Grace Cordina.