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Article Published July 11, 2019
Leo A. Capezzone

Leo A. Capezzone, 94, lifelong resident of Guilford, passed away July 6 at Middlesex Hospital, Middletown. Mr. Capezzone was born in Guilford on June 8, 1925, son of the late Lebro and Josephine Aramini Capezzone.

He was the brother of Thomas V. Capezzone of Guilford, Celestino (Romie) Capezzone of Guilford, Julio Capezzone of Guilford, Alice Beeny of Guilford, Felicia Oppelt of Guilford, and Dolores (Chickie) Rusconi of Guilford. He is also survived by a loving extended family of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Angelo Capezzone, and sisters Josephine Coppola, Rose, Lucy, and Patrina Capezzone,

Prior to working for the State of Connecticut, Department of Transport, for many years, Leo apprenticed as a cabinet maker. He enjoyed gardening, family celebrations, traveling, and camping in Maine.

Calling hours were held on July 11 at the Guilford Funeral Home, 115 Church St., Guilford. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated in St. George Church, 33 Whitfield St., Guilford. Burial followed Mass in St. George Cemetery, Hubbard Road, Guilford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. George Church, 33 Whitfield St., Guilford. To share a memory or leave condolences, visit