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2018-07-12 / Obituaries

John J. Cappello, manufacturing engineer

John J. Cappello, 93, of Orchard Park, died Saturday, June 23, 2018.

Mr. Cappello was born on Aug. 12, 1924, in Buffalo and attended Burgard High School in Buffalo. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

A manufacturing engineer, Mr. Cappello was also an avid fisherman, wine maker, craftsman and woodworker. He was a member of Meals on Wheels, Orchard Park Seniors, St. Vincent DePaul Society and Nativity of Our Lord Church.

Mr. Cappello is survived by seven children, Diane Rosborough; Ray, John and Gary Cappello; Kathy Rainforth; and Ken and Robert Cappello; 20 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia, and one sibling, Patrick.

A funeral service was held on July 3 at Nativity of Our Lord Church. Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels of Erie County.

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