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Marie H. “ReRe” (Connors) Capodilupo

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, January 17th, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Marie H.”ReRe”(Connors) Connolly-Capodilupo, who passed following a lengthy illness on Sunday, January 12th at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, January 18th, 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. & immediately followed with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Born in Chelsea, she was a life-long Revere resident. She attended Revere Schools & was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1942. As a young woman, she began working for the Revere School System & spent over 40 (forty) years as the Matron at Revere High School. She was a exemplary family matriarch & a remarkable, daughter, sister, wife, mother & grandmother, aunt & grand-aunt to her entire family. She was raised on Revere Beach Boulevard at her Mom & Dad’s Inn, which was most similar to a Bed & Breakfast Their family, the Connors family were devout & staunch supporters of the former St. Theresa’s Church on Revere St. until its’ closing. She was an avid walker, along with her sister, Jeannette Foley. They were known, by their Silver-White Hair, meticulously coiffured, dressed to the nines, daily, taking their walk on Revere Beach Blvd. They accomplished this daily jaunt, well into their late 80s. Her surviving beloved husband, Justin A. Capodilupo, also enjoys a reputation as an avid walker. He could be seen as late as this past summer walking all over the city. Justin & Marie were married for the past 46 years.

 She is the devoted mother to Terrance M. “Terry” Connolly & his wife, Mary of Mansfield & Kathleen Connolly of Chelsea. She is the adoring grandmother to Shannon C. Connolly of Mansfield. Cherished aunt of Karen M. Epler & her husband Grant O. of Lynnfield & the late Jean M. Maguire. Dear sister to the late Thomas D. Connors & his late wife Rose, Jeannette Foley & her late husband, Jeremiah A. “Jerry” & Jacqueline V. “Jackie” Grenda & her late husband, Frank M. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.


Visiting Hours

Friday, January 17th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, January 18th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Patient Activities Fund at Lighthouse Nursing Care Center, 204 Proctor Ave., Revere MA, 02151.

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  1. Anita & Frances Cullen
    Jan 17 2020

    Justin, we are so very sorry for your loss. Marie was very special to us & we loved her very much. She will be missed God bless her ❤️❤️

  2. Ann Ryan
    Jan 14 2020

    Dear Justin and family..Connie and I are very sorry for your loss. Marie was beautiful inside and outside and our Mother Grace was very fond of her.

  3. peggy and woody
    Jan 14 2020

    your mom was one special lady..we r thinking of you terry and sendiing prayers..

  4. Elaine Avallone
    Jan 13 2020

    Justin,Kathleen and Terry,
    So sorry for your loss. I loved Re Re.
    I will never forget all the good times and fond memories i had on Alice Street growing up. She was always good to me, and i will never forget that.

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