Salem, NH — On October 19, 2012, Joseph A. Cappuchi Jr. lost a long and hard fought battle with cancer. He passed on at home surrounded and in the arms of his entire loving family.
Joe was born in Lawrence and graduated from Lawrence High School but lived in Salem, NH for the past 39 years. He recently retired from the Lawrence Public School District where he was employed for many years. Joe was a member of the Elks and had served six years in the US Army Reserves.
He was a soul mate to his wife of 40 years, Jean and his entire life revolved around his family. He coached many little league and softball teams and was always the biggest fan of any sport his children were involved in. He was the "go to guy" who could fix anything, help anyone and always had a great sense of humor.
He was the son of the late Joseph A. Cappuchi, Sr., and is survived by his mother, Felicia (Traficante) Cappuchi of Methuen.
Joe leaves behind his wife Jean Cappuchi of Salem, NH, his sons Christopher and his wife Valerie of Windham NH, Joel and his wife Melissa of Methuen and his precious daughter Lisa Jo of Salem, NH. He also leaves a twin brother, Anthony Cappuchi and his wife Brenda of Salem, NH and beloved sister Shirley D'Angelo and her husband Anthony D'Angelo. He was known as "Papa Joe" to his grandchildren Adriana Rose, his little munchkin, and so proud of his new twin grandsons Ashton Christopher and Gavin Joseph. He has a large extended family of nieces, nephews, cousins and a world full of close friends.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm at the Cataudella Funeral Home 126 Pleasant Valley St. Methuen, MA. Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 11:00 am in the funeral home chapel. Entombment will be in the Eternal Light Mausoleum, Salem, NH. For directions and online condolences please visit www.cataudellafh.com