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Albert “Cap” Capozucca

Albert “Cap” Capozucca, 84, passed away peacefully in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp. on May 28, 2021, surrounded by family.

Born Oct. 9, 1936, in Pittston Twp., he was the son of late Albert and Emma Mazzapicchi Capozucca. He was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish in Pittston.

He was a proud alumni of the Milton Hershey School where he learned the trade of plumbing and heating. Having served overseas, he was a proud veteran of the Army and dedicated to his country. He was a former co-owner of Capozucca Brothers Plumbing, Heating and Oil Company alongside his brother, Raymond for more than 50 years.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were his brother, Reno Capozucca; and sister-in-law, Catherine Capozucca.

Albert’s favorite pastimes included spending time with family and friends. He loved to cook, but more importantly to eat the food. He enjoyed being outdoors, tending to his garden and all of his plants. He was an avid traveler with his favorite travel partner, his wife, Patricia. One place you could have always found Cap was at McDonald’s with the gang for their daily coffee.

Surviving are his wife, the former Patricia Bonczek of 58 blissful years, Pittston Twp.; son, Allan Capozucca and his wife, Lori, Pittston Twp.; daughter, Amy Esposito and husband, Charles, Pittston Twp.; granddaughter, Cara Capozucca and fiancé, Aaron Joyce, Pittston Twp.; grandson, Nicholas Esposito and wife, Margaret, Hershey; grandson, Anthony Capozucca, Pittston Twp.; grandson, Evan Esposito, Pittston Twp.; brother, Raymond Capozucca, Pittston Twp.; sister-in-law, Margaret Smicherko, Old Forge; brother-in-law, John Bonczek and wife, Clare, Avoca; and several cousins, nieces and nephews and all those who loved him dearly.

He was a dedicated member of the Pittston Township Lions Club, Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department, The Italian American Association of Luzerne County, Italian American Citizens Club, and was one of the founding members of the Pittston Township Little League.

He gladly sat with positions on the school of Plumbing and Heating at Luzerne County Community College, the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Plumbing and Heating Board, the Greater Pittston Township Sewer Board and the Pittston Township Flag Association. Through Capozucca Bros, he was a proud member of the Pittston Chamber of Commerce.

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