Richard Joseph DeCapio, 53, of Cambridge, MD, beloved husband of Laurie (Hertel) DeCapio, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. They both hail from Connecticut and relocated to Cambridge, MD in 2006, so Rich could take his dream job as the Assistant Band Director of the United States Naval Academy Drum & Bugle Corps, in Annapolis, MD.
Rich was the son of the late Orlando and Frances DeCapio of East Lyme, CT, and in addition to his wife, Laurie, he leaves behind his beloved labs, Bailey & Ace, his brother John DeCapio of New Jersey, his Father-In-Law Richard Hertel of Glastonbury, CT, his sister and brother in laws Nancy & Peter Teveris of S. Glastonbury, CT and Christopher & Sue Hertel of Wethersfield, CT and brother-in-law Keith Hertel of Lantana, FL along with his niece Erica Teveris and her husband Matt Staebner of So.Glastonbury, CT and a nephew Jesse Teveris also of So. Glastonbury, CT.
Rich loved music, and enjoyed going to jams to play his guitar, he was also a member of the Bridgemen Marching Band, Bayonne, NJ for many years. He also loved his jeep wrangler, which propelled him into becoming a member of the Chesapeake Jeep Club. His other hobbies included golf, RC racing, and playing the guitar.
A viewing & visitation will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 2:00 -4:00 pm at the Newcomb & Collins Funeral Home, 308 High Street, Cambridge, MD.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s name can be made to the Naval Academy Drum & Bugle Corps, checks payabe to US Treasury – MEMO LINE (VERY IMPORTANT): MWF/D&B, Comptroller Gift Funds Division, 181 Wainwright Road, Annapolis, MD 21402.
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