Friday, 15 June 2012 00:00Peter Joseph Cappio Jr., 91, of Southbury, CT, was born in Paterson, NJ on Dec. 2, 1920. Formerly of Flushing, Queens and Manhasset, he passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, June 9, 2012. Peter was employed by Bushwick Iron and Steel Company in Long Island City, for over 40 years. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Peter was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Edna (née Cunningham). He is survived by six children: Nancy Godina (John); Philip (Mary); Daniel (Lorraine); Bruce, Robert (Jessica) and Janice Barlow (John), 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in Peter’s memory to Saint Francis Breadline, 135 West 31st Street, NY, NY 10117, or to a local soup kitchen of your choice. Arrangements are being handled by the Van Emburgh-Sneider-Pernice Funeral Home, 109 Darlington Ave, Ramsey, (201-327-0030) Please send tributes, memories and condolences to www.vanemburghsneider.com.