Obituary: Graziano “Gus” Capodilupo of Boston’s North End

After a long illness, Graziano “Gus” Capodilupo of the North End passed away on Monday, March 26, 2018. He was 75 years old. Gus was the loving brother of Francine (Capodilupo) Gannon and her husband, James, of the North End; the beloved uncle of Christine Capodilupo Gannon and her husband, Nicholas Ordway, of the North End; and the cherished companion of Andrea DiDonato of Arlington. He was the devoted son of the late Elmer and Julia (Palangio) Capodilupo of the North End.

Gus attended St. Anthony’s School in the North End and then went on to Boston Technical High School and graduated from Wentworth Institute with a Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering Design. Gus worked for many years at the MBTA from which he retired to spend time with family and friends. A loving and kind man, Guswas always there for the people he loved. He will be sorely missed.

Visiting hours with the family will be held on Tuesday, April 3,2018, in St. Leonard Church at 320 Hanover Street in the North End from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Relatives and friends are also invited to attend a funeral Mass at St. Leonard Church on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 10:00 am. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden, MA.

Donations in Gus’ memory may be made to St. Leonard Church.

9 Replies to “Obituary: Graziano “Gus” Capodilupo of Boston’s North End

  1. In a neighborhood filled with good people Gussie was one of the best. Always cheerful and smiling, Gus brought a lot of joy into peoples lives. Rest in peace, good friend.

  2. Very saddened to hear about the passing of my friend Gussie. His cheerful wit and smile will be missed. My deepest and sincerest condolences go out to Francine and the entire family.

    Domenic Piso

  3. Very sad news. He sat with us on Prince St. last summer during the feast and we had a great time reminiscing , we laughed, we hugged and had a wonderful time. He will be missed. Unfortunately I know the pain of losing a sibling and I send my deepest sympathy to Francine and family. Cherish all the memories you shared with your brother Gus, he truly was a great person.
    MaryAnn Contardo Tordiglione and family

  4. Lucille and I were sincerely saddened to hear of Gussie’s passing. He always looked forward to the Friends of the North End reunion where he was met with smiles and loving embraces. He will truly be missed by many especially his boyhood friends from the North End. God bless Gussie.

  5. Janice and I send our sincere condolences to Francine and family. I have warm and humusous memories of your brother Gussie. May he Rest In Peace.

  6. Dear Franie,

    I remember from my younger days up (the Hill) Snowhill St., Gussie was a very sweet and respectful person I know how much you loved him. My he rest in the hands of Jesus for all eternity take care Franie it hurts so bad to lose a loved one….

  7. Charlie and I were sorry to hear the passing of your brother
    I know haw hard it’s to lose our loved ones we will keep you in our prayers
    Condolences to you and the family

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