Janet Marie Twomey


HOLLAND PATENT — Janet Marie Twomey, 75, wife of Kevin, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2022, at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Utica.

Janet was born in Mohawk, NY, on July 3, 1947, a daughter of Stewart W. and Marie E. Covell Jacobson. She grew up in Ilion, later moving to Rome, where Janet graduated from Rome Free Academy. Thereafter, she attended and graduated from Mohawk Valley Community College, earning her associates degree in nursing. For many years Mrs. Twomey was employed as a registered nurse and then as director of nursing at Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Boonville.

In 1965, Janet was married to Gerald Capponi, in Rome and he passed away on November 23, 1969. On November 28, 1998, Janet was married to Kevin R. Twomey, at Unitarian Universalist Church, at Brewster, MA, settling at their present home near Holland Patent.

She greatly enjoyed collecting and valuing American antiques and attending the annual Bouckville Antique Days.

In addition to her husband, Kevin, Janet is survived by two daughters, Theresa Capponi, Rome, Erin S. (Thomas Reid III), Medlin, Rome, and one son, Brian T. (Emily) Twomey, Camden; six grandchildren, Steven, Isaiah, Thomas, Bria, Seamus and Blake. She was predeceased by sisters, Donna, Keitha and Sharon.

A private gathering and service will be on Thursday, from 5-7 p.m. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc., 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association and Stroke Association, 120 Lomond Court, Utica, NY 13502; or to University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Heart Failure and Transplant Clinic, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642.

For an online message of sympathy, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com.