Zachary Michael Capra
Zachary Michael Capra

February 22, 1993 - April 4, 2018
Born in Wheat Ridge, CO
Resided in Thornton, Colorado
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Zachary Michael Capra, 25, of Thornton, Colorado, passed away April 4, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Zachary was born February 22, 1993 and raised in Thornton, Colorado. He had a passion for sports growing up, playing golf, lacrosse and hockey. Zachary's love of travel began with hockey tournaments both in and out of the United States. Zachary graduated from Mountain Range High School in Westminster, Colorado in 2011. Zachary enjoyed flying, traveling and hiking.

He enlisted in the United States Navy in July 2012 and served thru 2016 as an Aviation Boatswain's Mate aboard the USS Harry S. Truman and was deployed twice to the Persian Gulf. Zachary enjoyed the traveling the Navy afforded him, which ultimately led him to his next adventure in August 2016, when he started college at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Zachary was awarded a posthumous degree of Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Zachary passed away doing what he loved.

Zachary is survived by his father, John (Patsy) Capra; mother, Janet Swink; siblings, Jennifer (Aaron) Bloom, Caylen (Jenessa) Hunter, Brenna Hunter, and Candice Martinez; nieces and nephews, Gabriella Martinez, Kayden Martinez, and Eila Bloom; grandparents and a number of cousins, uncles, and aunt. Zachary is preceded in death by his grandparents, MaryAnn and Michael Capra.

A Prayer Service honoring Zachary will be Tuesday, April 17, 2018, beginning at 11:00 AM, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 11385 Grant Drive, in Northglenn, Colorado 80233. Committal Services with Military Honors will be Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 11:30 AM, at Fort Logan National Cemetery, gathering at Staging Area "B", 3698 South Sheridan Boulevard, Denver, Colorado 80235.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:
Embry Riddle Honor a Fallen Eagle - Zachary M. Capra Memorial Scholarship Fund in Zachary's name at http://givingto.erau.edu/

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Prayer Service
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
11385 Grant Drive
Northglenn, CO US 80233
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
11:00 AM
Committal Services
Fort Logan National Cemetery - Area B
3698 So. Sheridan Blvd.
Denver, CO 80236
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
11:30 AM