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John P. Cappiali, 71; Greenwich Native, UConn Graduate

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, June 1 with the funeral scheduled for Monday, June 2.


John Peter Cappiali, of Milford the last child of the late Pietro and Andreana (Arcadu) Cappiali and beloved husband of Cheryl Buchele Cappiali, entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 26, 2014 at Milford Hospital.

Born on January 7, 1943, he was raised in the Chickahominy section of Greenwich.

After graduating from UCONN, John taught school in Boston for 2 years. He then traveled around the country, where he met his future wife, Cheryl in Michigan and they were married on October 15, 1987. John loved music and the beach, along with talking politics, sports and his passion: researching alternative medical therapies and treatments and sharing the information. He was also a very active member of the Wildermere Beach Association. He cherished his Sardinian heritage and loved his family very much. John was a gentle soul, who grew to love and nurture all living things. He will be deeply missed.

Left to treasure his memory are his devoted wife, Cheryl; brother, Paul (Olive) Cappiali of Riverside; sister Mary Ann Hanson of Darien; sister-in-law Bonnie Cappiali of FL; In-laws, Sue and Ed Chrenka, David and Richard (Julia) Buchele; ten loving nieces and nephews, and many great nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by an infant brother, and two siblings Philip and Pierina Cappiali. May God grant you the peace you sought in life.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 2 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Gabriel Church, 26 Broadway, Milford. Burial will be private. Friends and family may call on Sunday, June 1 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460.

Those wishing to, may honor John's memory through a donation to DAV, Greenpeace or to the charity of your choice .

To leave online condolences please visit our website at www.codywhitefuneralservice.com. "Happy trails to you, 'til we meet again." - 

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