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Alexander F. Capossela, Sr.

Alexander F. Capossela, Sr.

Visiting hours are scheduled for Alexander F. Capossela, Sr. a.k.a. “Bobby Santo”, for Wednesday, August 22nd from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere.  Mr. Capossela died unexpectedly on Saturday evening, August 18th, after being stricken at his Revere Home.  A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, August 23rd at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere at 10 a.m.  Born and raised in Boston’s North End, he attended schools in the Boston area.  For over 55 years, he was associated with Suffolk Downs Racing Track & Wonderland Dog Track, in their Mutuel’s Department, serving as a Mutuel’s Clerk.  In the 1960’s and 1970’s he had relocated to Florida & worked several of the Florida tracks.  Early in his career, he & two other friends formed a Dance Trio, the Trio was professionally known as the “Mambo Dueces” performing on the Boston pop scene, supper clubs, nite clubs, and privately for social clubs and events.  The Trio specialized & featured Ballroom dancing & Latin American dancing.  The trio won many awards in competitions & demonstrations throughout the state. They danced from the 1940’s through the 1960’s. Perhaps, he would appreciate being remembered as a life-long New York Yankees Officianado and Supporter.  He is the devoted husband of 32 years to Patricia A. (Ross) Capossela.  He is the cherished father of,  Alexander F. “Alex” Capossela, Jr., Lauren M. Capossela & Robert E. Capossela all of Revere.  He is the dear brother of, Marie Capossela & Eleana Sutera both of Boston’s North End and the late, Louise DiCenso, who died July 7th, 2012, Margaret Lanni,  Lena Perroso & Carmine Capossela.  He is the beloved brother-in-law to, Robert W. Ross of St. Petersburg, FL, Mary Lou Ross & her companion Thomas Prizio and Cynthia M. Ross all of Revere and the late Edward J. Ross, Jr. Also lovingly survived by many caring nieces and nephews & grand nieces and grand nephews.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In Lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley, MA 02481


Visiting Hours

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 10 a.m. St. Anthony of Padua Church


Woodlawn Cemetery

In Lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley, MA 02481


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  1. Teddy Monteiro
    Aug 23 2012

    So sorry to hear about bobby he was a great guy . i will miss him he was the best. god love him. Teddy

  2. Mark Adams and Dr. Walker
    Aug 23 2012

    Dear Lauren and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you move forward at this very difficult and sad time. Please know we are here if you ever need anything.
    Mark and Dr. Jen.

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