Louis J. Cappiello
Published in The Enterprise
from February 9 to February 10, 2013
Louis J. Cappiello,
age 89, of Brockton died February 6, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Medical
Center following a brief illness.
He was the husband for 66 years, of Theresa (Beauregard) Cappiello.
Born and raised in Brockton, he was the son of the late Michael and Carmela
(Picciuto) Cappiello. He was a graduate of Brockton High School, class
of 1942, and an Army Veteran of World War II.
During the war, Louis served overseas in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland,
Central Europe and Ardennes.
While a student at Brockton High School, he was co-captain of the schools
Baseball Team and played Minor League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds.
For many years he had been employed at the Post Office, as well as Bond
Bread and Brockton Gas Company. He was the former owner of the Wine Chalet
in Hull, the L&M Bar in Brockton, and Cappiellos Restaurant in Raynham.
He was a former member of the Blue Eagle Club, Club National and American
Postal Workers Union.
An avid sports fan, he also enjoyed history and playing cards, but time
spent with his family was his favorite pastime.
In addition to his wife he is survived by his children Diane Wilbur and
her husband Arthur of Taunton, Louis Sonny and his wife Janis of Brockton,
James of Brockton, Donald and his wife Alexandra of Taunton, Robert of
Brockton and Maryanne Leary and her husband Brian of Brockton; grandchildren
Melissa and Amanda Wilbur, Marc and Lisa Cappiello, Stephanie Luddy, Matthew
L., Michael A. and Sarah Cappiello, Matthew J. and Michael L. Cappiello
and Vincent Cappiello.
He is also survived by five great grandchildren, his daughter in law Mary
Cappiello, a sister Theresa Poliseno and her husband Carmen of Brockton,
a brother Michael Duna Cappiello and his wife Jean of West Bridgewater
and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was the father of the late Dennis Cappiello and brother of the late
Thomas Cappiello and Concetta Tina Sylvia.
Visiting hours will be held in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont Street
(Rte 123), Brockton, Wednesday 3 - 7 p.m.
The funeral procession will gather at the funeral home Thursday at 8 a.m.
for a Funeral Mass in Christ the King Parish at 9 a.m.
Burial in Calvary Cemetery.
Donatios in his name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association , 480
Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472.