In Our Care

Capasso, Robert A. (Bob) a lifelong Arlington resident, died on January 25th 2017 of pancreatic cancer. He fought a good fight aided by the compassionate oncology team at Beth Israel Deaconess in Needham and VNA Hospice Care of Needham. He enjoyed life and was a wonderful father, grandfather, and friend. He loved coaching his children’s Arlington sports teams and he was a huge Boston sports fan. In recent years Bob enjoyed ballroom dancing, white water rafting, hot air balloon rides, golf, and dining with friends and family.
Bob was the younger of 2 siblings – and was predeceased by his brother Peter R. Capasso, mother Vera (Piscopo) Capasso, and father Peter C. Capasso. He leaves behind his son Michael Capasso of Arlington, his daughter Elisabeth Pines, her husband Zak, three treasured grandchildren Lia, Will, and Callie of Acton, and ex-wife Regina Capasso of Malden as well as his girlfriend Pat Menard of Dedham and her two daughters Chantal Letourneau and Daniele Menard. In lieu of flowers please make a contribution to: Saint Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours in the DeVito Funeral Home, 1145 Mass. Ave., ARLINGTON on Sunday from 1:00-6:00 pm and to a funeral mass on Monday at St. Agnes Church at 10:00 am. Please go directly to church. Burial to follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. For directions or to send a condolence visit,