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John Cappa

Family & friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service on Thursday, September 25th, 2014 in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, at 12 Noon for John Cappa, who died on Friday, September 20th at the Milford Memorial VA Nursing Center of Milford, MA following a brief illness, at 101 years.  Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  Born & raised in Chelsea, he attended schools there & was a 1931 graduate of Chelsea High School.  He entered the United States Navy during World War II in September of 1942 & served until October of 1945.  He re-enlisted in 1949 & served until May of 1951, as a Painter (Aviation).  He served at the Battle of Saipan & the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign.  All of his working career was as an Industrial Painter for both the Army & Navy, within the civilian classifications.  He is lovingly survived by one daughter, 3 grandchildren, & 4 great-grandchildren.  Most of his last 25 years had been spent in the Metro-West area.  His family acknowledges, with extraordinary gratefulness, the superb care & long-time advocacy bestowed on John by the entire staffs of the Genesis Healthcare of Milford, the Senior Center of Mendon, Massachusetts, & the Milford VA Memorial Center & Hospice.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.

Services

Funeral Service

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 12 Noon.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.

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  1. Amy Wilson Kent
    Sep 22 2014

    Dear Jane and family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. May you be comforted by the thoughts and prayers of the many individuals who were touched by John’s kindness and gratitude while he resided among us in Mendon. He will be missed.
    May he rest in peace.

    ~Amy Wilson Kent

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