Obituaries 07-10-2018

Salvatore ‘Sammy’ Capizzi, Jr.

Outstanding caregiver to all, especially to his mom

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours today, Thursday, July 12 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Salvatore J. “Sammy” Capizzi, Jr. who passed away unexpectedly   on Monday, July 2 at his residence in Boston’s North End. He was 54 years old.

The funeral will be conducted in the funeral home following the visitation at 11:15 a.m. and will be immediately followed by interment in Lakeside Cemetery in Wakefield.

Born and raised in Boston’s North End, “Sammy,” as he was affectionately known, was a caregiver to all, but especially to his mom. His friends and family have regaled with stories and events in which “Sammy” was the main character in coming to the aid of his friends and acquaintances. However, it is agreed that he would want to be remembered for the special and extraordinary care he was able to give his mom. His sisters are both proud and comforted that “Sammy” took on the role of senior caregiver and has brought his mom to the notable age of 94 years old.

The beloved son to Gladys (Boardman) Capizzi and the late Salvatore J. Capizzi, Sr. of Boston’s North End, he was the cherished brother to: Gladys “Joan” Green and her companion, Arthur Kyriakidis and Louise Morani, all of Quincy, Shirley R. Capizzi-Anderson and her companion, Alan B. Segal of Revere, Gale Deuterio and her companion, Paul Deuterio of North Reading, Sonja Harrison and her companion, James Coakley of Malden and the late Michael Capizzi. “Sammy” is also lovingly survived by several aunts and uncles and by many nieces, nephews, cousins and a large extended family.

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