Obituary: Salvatore Capizzi, age 93

by beth on January 15, 2020

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Salvatore Capizzi, age 93, of Southborough and Hyannis, died peacefully at home on Sunday, January 12, 2020.

Born in Floresta, Italy, he was the son of the late Basilio and Fortunata (Gimmillaro) Capizzi.

Salvatore was the beloved husband of Basilia (Lazzaro) Capizzi for 63 years.

He worked as the Head Chef at the Chateau Restaurant in Waltham for 36 years until his retirement in 1991.

Mr. Capizzi was an active parishioner at St. Tarcisius Church, volunteering in many capacities including a Eucharistic Minister, cooking for many of the church events and serving as a member of the Pastoral Council. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus in Framingham and a former member of the Sons of Italy in Waltham.

Besides his wife Basilia, he leaves his children, Joanne and her husband Steven Elkinson of Bolton, Salvatore J. and his wife Karen Capizzi of Framingham, and his cherished grandchildren, Amanda and Blake Elkinson. He is also survived by his primary caregiver Joyce Perry and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Mass on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 10 AM at St. Tarcisius Church, 562 Waverley Street (Rt 135) Framingham. Burial will follow at Rural Cemetery, Southborough.

Visiting hours are Thursday, January, 16, from 4-7PM at the Norton Funeral Home, 53 Beech Street in Framingham.

(Obituary via Norton Funeral Home)

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