Vincent N. Capozziello, age 82, longtime resident of Milford and beloved husband for 53 years to the late Marilyn Stetzer Capozziello, passed away suddenly at Milford Hospital on Wednesday, August 15, 2012.
Born in Bridgeport on August 11, 1930, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Ester Hagan Capozziello.
Vincent was a graduate of Fairfield Prep and Holy Cross University and proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War. Prior to his retirement, Vincent was a respected owner/operator with his brothers of retail produce with NC Capozziello and Sons.
A devout and faithful parishioner of St. Gabriel’s church, Vincent was a kind and loving husband, father, grandfather and brother who will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his five children, Josephine Capozziello of FL, Nicholas (Lisa) Capozziello of W. Suffield, CT, Vincent (Dhana) Capozziello of Genoa, OH, Frederick (Rosemarie) Capozziello of North Haven and Joseph (Christine) Capozziello of Orange; eight grandchildren; a sister, Regina Campolucci of NJ; a brother, John (Fern) Capozziello of Beacon Falls, CT and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Leonard, Lawrence, Joseph and Thomas Capozziello.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 18th at 10:00 am at St. Gabriel’s Church, 26 Broadway, Milford, CT. Interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Milford. Friends and family may call on Friday (TODAY), August 17th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460.
Memorials may be made in Vincent’s name to St. Gabriel School One Tudor Rd. Milford, CT 06460