Vittorio Capocci

Vittorio C. Capocci, 85, of Stamford passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at Autumn Lake of Norwalk. He was born in Settefrati, Italy on November 4, 1936 to the late Quintilio and Amelia Ciotti Capocci.
Vittorio emigrated to the United States from from Italy on the Julius Caesar into Ellis Island in 1956. He settled in Stamford and raised his family. He enjoyed bowling and playing bocce at Scalzi Park and played for the American National Soccer team in the 1970’s. Sunday dinners with his family and friends and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, was very important to him. Vittorio will be remembered as a dedicated husband, father and grandfather.
Vittorio is survived by his devoted wife, Maria Farina Capocci of Stamford, his loving children, Claudia Carbonara of Norwalk, Leo Capocci and his wife Gina of Stamford, his sister, Edda Capocci of Stamford and his sister in law , Maria Lia Capocci , of Norwalk. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Ciara Carbonara, Kristin Kirk, Chris Carbonara, Michele Fabre, Nicole Capocci and two great grandchildren, Madisyn Hwang and Sebastian Fabre, as well as his niece and nephew, Amy and Frank Capocci.
Besides his parents, Vittorio was also predeceased by his son in law, Lou Carbonara and his brother, Frank Capocci.
Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford on Monday, May 2, 2022 from 8:30-10:00 AM, following a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart RC Church, 37 Schuyler Avenue, Stamford. Interment will follow at St. John’s RC Cemetery, Darien.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Vittorio’s memory to a charity of own’s choice.
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