Alfred James Capone Sr, 84, of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, passed away at home on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.
Alfred was born in Somerville, Massachusetts on November 26, 1933 to the late Alfred Charles and Florence (Langley) Capone.
He had worked as a contractor his entire adult life and “officially” retired in 2011.
Alfred was a US Veteran serving twenty-two years in the United States Army Reserve and he proudly served in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield, retiring as a Master Sergeant in 1991.
Alfred enjoyed spending time with his family, working in his shop, NASCAR, and hanging out at Three Sisters, Wolfeboro, NH. He always had an open door or extra place at the table for anyone beyond his family. He had many, many other “kids” over the years. Our Dad will be missed by many people including: family, friends, and anyone whose life he touched.
Alfred is survived by his wife of 46 years, Brenda (Gault), his daughter Amelia Capone-Muccio and her husband Barry of Parsonsfield, Maine; Alfred J. Capone and Elizabeth White of Dover, NH; Alfred James Capone Jr. of Wolfeboro, NH; his two granddaughters Franchesca and Alexis Muccio of Parsonsfield, Maine; a sister Sandra Meloon and her husband Harold of St. Cloud, Florida; his nieces and nephews Wayne Wells, Danny Wells and Wendy Wells-Reynolds all of Maryland; Mark Cronier, John Cronier, Sharon Chagnon and Karen Whitehouse all of New Hampshire, and many other beloved nieces, nephews, great niece and nephews to whom he was affectionately known as “Uncle Chick”. And last but not least, his one and only fur pal “Bentley”.
Alfred is preceded in death by his sister and brother in law Antoinette and Danny Wells and his godson, Dale Wells.
Visitation with be held Sunday, February 25th, 2018 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at Lord Funeral Home, Wolfeboro, N.H.
Graveside service with Military Honors will be held in the spring at New Riverside Cemetery in Alton, N.H.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations in his memory may be given to the Wright Museum of WWII, 77 Center Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894.