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Robert E. “Bob” Caponigro

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday December 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, caponigro-robertHome for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), REVERE for Robert E. Caponigro, who died unexpectedly on Monday evening, November 28th at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, December 2nd at 10:00 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St. REVERE at 11:00 a.m.

Born in Winthrop, he attended Winthrop schools and was a 1968 alumnus of Winthrop High School. “Bob” spent almost 30 years with”Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture Showcase of Saugus” as a salesman & popular personality. In the 1970’s during the Vietnam Era, “Bob” served in the Army National Guard.

He was the son of the late George & Sabatina”Sally” (Rella) Caponigro. He is the cherished brother of George Caponigro Jr. & his wife, Julie of Canton, Georgia & the late Richard J. Caponigro. He is the beloved nephew of Ann M. Gallucci & her late husband, Victor of Derry, N.H., Sabino Rella & his wife Judith of San Diego, Calif. & Louis Rella of Winthrop. He is the devoted uncle to Ann Marie Tinkham & her husband, Gerald A. of Salisbury, Ma., James J.Caponigro of Newburyport, R. Michael Caponigro & his wife, Danielle of Newburyport, Christine Cantrell & her husband, Jeff of Canton, Georgia, Sarah Williams of Woodstock, Georgia, Nicholas, Alexander & Gregory Caponigro, all of Amesbury, Ma. He is also lovingly survived by his sister-in-law, Kathleen M. Wise of Salisbury, Ma. & many faithful grand-nieces & grand-nephews. Interment will be in the family lot at Winthrop Cemetery, Winthrop (the Old Cemetery).


Visiting Hours

Thursday, December 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, December 2nd at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere


Winthrop Cemetery, Winthrop

 In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701

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  1. Marie Terry Morana Chase
    Nov 29 2016

    Our Cappy was a true gentleman and a loyal friend. He will be missed by many and remain in our hearts forever.

  2. Peter & Donna Ferrandi
    Nov 29 2016

    We love you… Our hearts are so heavy. We will miss you always.

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