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Capozzo, Gaetano J. “Guy” November 27, 1940 - June 29, 2020

Gaetano J. “Guy” Capozzo, of Crestwood, passed away on June 29, 2020. Beloved husband of Joann Profera Capozzo, loving father of Gaetana, Joanna (John Sanese) and Marisa (Shawn Schmidt). Devoted grandfather of Joseph and Christian Napolitano. Proud graduate of Fordham Prep and Fordham University. Besides his family, Guy, considered winning the 1974 United States Roller Skating Championship with his wife Joann one of his greatest accomplishments. Calling hours at the Fred H. McGrath & Son, Funeral Home, Bronxville, between the hours of 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 pm Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial Annunciation Church, Crestwood, on Thursday. July 2 at 11 am. Under the current circumstances please feel free to leave the family condolences at www.mcgrathandson.com. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Fordham Prep.

Calling Hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 pm, Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Mass: 11 am, Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Annunciation Church, Crestwood

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    Pat Blankenship (PMC down the hall) says

    Dear Joann,
    May you know no further sorrow.
    You and your family are in my prayers.
    One day at a time

    Best regards,

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    Christine Miriello Riley says

    Chuck and I have so many memories of being with you both, before marriage and afterward. We cherish our friendship through all the years, and we thank God for you. Jo, I want to offer you a quotation from St. John Chrisostom, an early Church Father whom Guy would have “known”. Perhaps he really knows him now, in Blessed Eternity?? Quotation: “Those whom we have loved and lost are no longer where they were before, but wherever we are now.” We send our love and continued prayer. Christine & Chuck

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    Christine Miriello Riley says

    Chuck and I cherish our memories with you and Guy! Your special place in our lives endures, and we thank God for you both. I want to share a quotation with you from St. John Chrisostom, as I remember it. He was an early Church Father, and Guy might have been familiar with him. Quotation: “Those whom we have loved and lost are no longer where they were, but wherever we are now.” That quotation has helped me, and I hope that it helps you, Jo.
    We send our love and continual prayer, Christine & Chuck

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    Theresa says

    Marisa and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. But I know he will always be with you in your heart.

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    Robin Salerno says

    So sorry for your loss , my all your wonderful memories bring you comfort in the days to come

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    Cami O’Brien says

    I am so sorry for your loss.
    Mr. Capozzo was so full of life and it is hard to imagine this world without him in it. He is gone, but certainly not forgotten.
    My prayers and thoughts are with you.

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    gail PROFERA says

    Lou and I are sorry for your loss. Guy was a wonderful caring man and a lot of fun. He will be missed by all. Love, Louis and Gail Profera

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    Rosanne Currie says

    Dear Joann, I am truly heartbroken by this loss. I really thought that he would of fought back and walked again. Now he is in a better place where he is in no more pain and discomfort. I am sure that he will be looking down at you and his family. When you all think of him I am sure that they are all wonderful and happy memories and will bring a smile upon your faces. I remember all the fun times that we shared together. He was always the life of the party. When I stopped skating you & guy were the people, I missed the most. I was so glad that Michael & I had the pleasure of visiting with you both at your home. I am sorry that we will not be able to come to his service however, I will be praying for you and your family. Please give him a kiss for me… God Bless you all!

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    Patricia Cicillini D'Angelo says

    So very sorry for your loss. We will always remember Guy as a vibrant, caring and most definitely “young” at heart man. With love and kisses. The D’Angelos

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    Barry Goldfeder says

    Joann,
    I’m saddened to hear about Guy’s passing. There was never a day when we worked together that we didn’t laugh. There also was never a day that I didn’t get a religious sermon. Guy always lit up the room and was special to everyone he touched. God bless you and your family.

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    Carmela says

    Joann and girls,
    Sorry for what you are going through. Guy was truly one of a kind and he will missed. May your great memories and having the person he was bring you consolation. Thinking of you!
    All our love,
    Carmela and Tony Chianese

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    Rosemarie Marciano says

    Joann and Family,

    I am so very sorry to hear about Guy’s passing. I am praying for you and your family. I hope that all of the beautiful memories that you have bring you comfort. Sending much love, Rosemarie

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    Michael O. Glynn says

    Guy’s Family, We were sorry to read of Guy’s death in the Fordham Prep newsletter. Guy was a very good friend of mine at the Prep. I am also of the 1958 class. My wife Mary also knew him from the Prep dances we attended. Our condolences to you. Guy was a fine example of a Prep product,a Jesuit education, as we say in DC. “A Man for Others”

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    Kerry Soliman says

    Joanna, Marisa, Gaetana & Mrs. Capozzo, we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Sending love, John & Kerry Soliman

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    Helen and Steve says

    Joann and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Guy had such an upbeat personality and seemed to have boundless energy. He will be missed. Our prayers are with you all.
    God bless!
    The Whites

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    Guy Campanile says

    Guy will always be remembered for his explosive energy and infectious smile. He loved life as he loved his family — without limits. Running into him at the store, church or bakery always resulted in a lengthy conversation, plenty of laughs and long speeches on the virtues of a Jesuit education. I suspect he is setting things straight right now with St Ignatius Loyola. He will be missed by all of us.

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    Janet & George Kuntz says

    Joann and girls – we are so very saddened to hear of Guy’s loss. We will miss his humor and our chats after mass with him. You have our deepest sympathy and please know you are all in our prayers.

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    Ted & Elaine DiGilio says

    So sorry for your loss. May all your wonderful memories help you this difficult time. May he R.I.P.

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    Joanne Valentine says

    Dear Joann and family: Our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your wonderful Guy. He was a family man and will be remembered for his unwavering faith as well as his devotion to you and your girls. We fondly remember Cheerleading events and his patience surrounded by many enthusiastic little girls. May God bless you all during this difficult time. All our love and prayers for peace, Joanne, Laura and Olivia

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    Gerry Gasparino says

    We can’t imagine what you & your girls are going through; losing such a great”Guy”. Our prayers are that you will go through the grieving process as painlessly & as quickly as possible. Please know that due to this terrible time, we would have been there; however, we were there in spirit. Our love to you. Gerry & Bob Gasparino

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