July 8, 1930 ~ May 14, 2011
In Loving Memory of Joseph Richard Capellino.
Richard was born on July 8, 1930, in Torrance, to Joseph and Anna Capellino, and he passed away on May 14, 2011. He lived an industrious and passionate life, sustained by his great love and commitment to his wife Genevieve and their family. Richard was a true son of the South Bay. Richard met Genevieve while students at Redondo Union High School, and he spent his final years in Rolling Hills. He was a builder and developer of commercial and industrial projects in Southern California.
Richard is survived by five devoted children, Annetta, Gail, Rick, Terrie, and Mark, as well as loving daughters-in-law, Kathy and Adriana, and sons-in-law, Bob Daily, Bob Winter, and Jim Carmack. Richard joins his beloved granddaughter Melissa, and he's survived by fifteen adoring grandchildren, Kristin, Robert, Vincent, Anna, Jordan, Erica, Alyssa, Jimmie, Jenna, Sam, Olivia, Joey, Alex, Amanda, and Emily. His true joy was his time spent with his grandchildren, and they cherish their memories of him. Papa, you will be missed beyond measure and remembered with love forever. In addition to his wife and their children and grandchildren, Richard is also survived by his friend and caregiver Daniel.
As per his wishes, his services were private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Joseph Richard Capellino Memorial Fund, Torrance Memorial Foundation, 3330 Lomita Blvd., Torrance CA 90505. Please use this website to send the family messages and to share memories.
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