Amerigo P. Capodieci of New Milford, CT, passed away Wednesday August 16, 2017in New Milford, CT, at the age of 94.
He was born November 25, 1922 in NY, NY, son of the late Eugenio and Maria (Aloya) Capodieci. Mr. Capodieci served as a Medic in the United States Army during WW II under General Patton’s 3rd Army with 3 Battles Stars – Battle of Ardennes, Battle of Bulge and Battle of Black Forest. A graduate of Fordham University he then married Rita Martinelli on February 27, 1949. He worked for the US Federal Government for 32 years before retiring. They lived in Bronx, NY, then moved to New Milford, CT, 32 years ago. He was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, the Newbury Men’s Club and the New Milford Senior Center.
Mr. Capodieci is survived by his wife Rita of New Milford, CT, son James (Gwenn) Capodieci of East Northport, New York and daughter Lynne (Philip) Sausto of New Milford, CT, five grandchildren – Jennifer & Len Isquith, Danielle & Leo Lima, Jaclyn & Rob Lynch, Jamie Capodieci and Andrew Capodieci and eight great grandchildren.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday August 19, 2017 at 12:30 pm at St. Francis Xavier Church in New Milford followed by the interment in St. Francis Cemetery in New Milford. Calling hours will be held Saturday prior to the mass from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street, New Milford, CT.