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Eugene A. Caponigro

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, December 21st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), Revere for Eugene A. Caponigro, who died on Saturday, December 17th, following a lengthy illness at the Jeanne Jugan Nursing Home (Little Sisters of the Poor) in Somerville. Mr. Caponigro’s funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, December 22nd, at 9:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 10:00 a.m.

Eugene‚Äôs parents immigrated from Campagna, Italy in the Salerno region and he was born & raised in East Boston. He was a 1942 alumnus of East Boston High School. Shortly after graduating in February of 1945 he joined the U.S. Army during WWII and served until February of 1947 as Corporal. He began a career with the US Postal Service in late 1947, as a letter carrier, in the Downtown Boston area & then the Everett area. He retired in 1989, after 42 years of service. A dashingly handsome gentleman, he would marry the beautiful Margaret “Margie” (Bagley). They had (3) three devoted and adoring sons. The couple lived in East Boston for several years, before moving to Swampscott. He later would live in Revere for over 20 years. Mr. Caponigro was a long-time member of the DAV & The Lynn Italian-American Citizens’ Club.


He is the devoted father to Philip A. Caponigro of Essex,Ma., Joseph S. Caponigro & his wife, Kelly & Carlo E. Caponigro & his wife, Francesca all of Swampscott. He is the Proud grandfather of Joseph M. Caponigro & his wife, Brittany of Swampscott, Katelyn Caponigro & her fiancee, Andrew Gillis of Laguna, Cailf., Gina M.& Natalie A. Caponigro both of Essex, Ma., Jaymie & John-Joseph Caponigro both of Swampscott. Also lovingly survived by his great-grandson, Joseph Carlo Caponigro, his former wife, Margaret “Margie” (Bagley) Caponigro-Chiaraluce of Lynn & Many nieces, nephews, grand-nephews & grand-nieces. He is the Dear brother to Paul S. Caponigro of Revere & the late, Aida “Ida” Caponigro, Joseph, Americo, & Liberto Caponigro & Robert Cappy. The family find it almost impossible to express their immense gratitude to the Little Sisters of the Poor & their extraordinary staff, for the care & attention rendered Eugene. Interment will be in the family lot at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Visiting Hours

Wednesday, December 21st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, December 22nd at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 186 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02146

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  1. Patrick R. Gecoya
    Dec 21 2016

    To the Caponigro Family:
    My deepest condolences to the family of Eugene A. Caponigro. May Eugene rest in peace and my prayers are with the family.
    Patrick R. Gecoya

  2. Rita A.Ferlisi
    Dec 21 2016

    Dear Margie,Philip,Joseph and Carl and Salvy and entire family:
    We mourn with you on the passing of a dear man, father
    husband and friend.
    Beautiful memories remain with us on our close ties
    in East Boston and in later years sharing all the important
    events of his beautiful family.

  3. Jacki e & Darin Bufalino
    Dec 20 2016

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and Prayers to all of you… Jackie& Darin Bufalino

  4. Paula Pereira
    Dec 20 2016

    I am so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for your family. You have our deepest sympathy. He will always be watching over all of you. He will stay with each and everyone of you forever. Paula, Mike, Marissa and John Pereira/McDonough

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