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William C. Capplis

August 7, 1929 ~ June 20, 2019 (age 89)

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William C. Capplis, age 89, of Quincy passed away June 20th at home surrounded by his loving family.  Born and raised in Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland he immigrated to the United States in 1960.  He had previously lived in London, Australia, Chicago and Boston and traveled the world throughout the years.  He was employed by the Bank of Boston for 33 years before retiring.  He has lived in Quincy for 51 years and was a longtime, faithful parishioner of St. Agatha Church in Milton where he was a Eucharistic minister and a faithful member of the Legion of Mary.    

Beloved husband for 54 years of Maura (O’Donnell).  Father of Maureen Capplis of Hull, William M. Capplis and his wife Lara of Coral Springs, FL, Sean Capplis and his wife Sandi of Milton and Lisa Hanlon and her husband Phillip of Weymouth.  Grandfather of Haley, Macie, Liam, Mackenzie and Addison Capplis.  Brother of Pauline Boyle and her husband Jack of Swampscott, Teresa Keene of Ireland, and the late Patrick, Raymond and Thomas Capplis.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton Tuesday from 4-8 pm.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Wednesday morning at 11:00.  Burial private.  Donations may be made in his memory to St. Agatha Church 432 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186.

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 Service Program


June 25, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home
326 Granite Ave.
Milton, MA 02186

Funeral Mass
June 26, 2019

11:00 AM
St Agatha Church
432 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186

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