Just shy of her 75th birthday, Linda Kapas (aka Mummum), born June 3, 1946, passed away Monday, April 26, 2021 in Palm Bay Florida. Linda attended Good Council Catholic High School In her home town of Chicago Illinois. In her early years she took sewing and Latin classes. She was very good at sewing and often used her talent to make figure skating and theater costumes for many.
As an adult, Linda married her first and only love William Kapas Sr. Created from this love were her 4 children, William Kapas Jr., Heather Kapas, Ambre Vargas and Kourtney Rios. Many of Linda’s years were spent volunteering for her church and helping those in need. She worked as a secretary for Mac Chicago, Northwest Hospital in Chicago, as well as three Catholic parishes.
Of late, Linda spent many hours helping her children by babysitting her grandchildren. Linda also volunteered as a school nurse for St. Joseph Catholic School, a position she cherished greatly.
In her spare time, Linda loved to read, watch movies, spend time with her family, love on her animals, and travel.
Linda is preceded in death by her grandmother, Mattie B. Smith. Linda is survived by her children, William Kapas Jr. and wife Maryann, Heather Kapas, Ambre Vargas and husband Jaime Jr., Kourtney Rios and husband Otto, grandchildren, Meagan, Andrea, Billy, Krystyle, Brandon, Lintonia, Madelyn, Analicia, Jaime, Ethan, Isabella and Arielle, great grandchildren, Andrew, Joeseph, Matthew, Jacob and Elyzjah. Linda also left behind her 4 legged daughter Misty.
Family and friends are invited to attend Linda’s funeral service at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 5330 Babcock Street NE, Palm Bay FL 32905, on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 1:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, the family invites guests and loved ones to make a contribution to St. Joseph Catholic Church or School. Contributions can be made online or by check. If donating online, visit the donation website at st-joe.org and click on “online giving portal”. link