– Andre Paul Kapise, 74, of 52
River Road, Sunderland,
died unexpectedly on August 14, 2013 at home.
He was born in Hartford,
VT, January 16, 1939, the son of
Henry Paul and Irene (Chabot) Kapise.
He was educated in Vermont
schools and moved to Massachusetts
in the early 1960’s. He worked in
tobacco for many years at Consolidated Cigar Corp.
Andy married Dolores Rodriquez in Sunderland
in 1999, all their married life was there.
In his later years, he worked as a self-employed painter. He was an avid sportsman in hunting and
Besides his wife Dolores of Sunderland, he leaves one son,
Andre Paul Kapise II of Orange, three step-sons, Kelvin Torres of Boston, Andre
Torres of Holyoke and Ezequiel Torres of Springfield, two daughters, Diane
Calcari and her husband Matthew of Greenfield, Cindy Farmer and her husband
Gary of Greenfield, one step-daughter, Ivette Torres of East Springfield, three
brothers, Donald Kapise of South Hadley, Henry Kapise of Athol and Gary Ballargeon
of FL, 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and nieces & nephews. Another sister, Lynn Smith predeceased him.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at
2pm in the Wrisley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Riddle
officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery,
A calling hour will be Tuesday at 1pm until the time of the service.
Expressions of Sympathy are available at www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com.