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CAPPUCCIO, SAM J. 87 - of Hammonton, passed away January 31, 2011 at the Health Center at Galloway. Born in Hammonton, he was a lifelong resident and a 1941 graduate of Hammonton High School. Sam was the owner/operator of C&C Farms Inc. Sam was a produce broker for John B. Ordille Inc. of Vineland. He was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church, Hammonton Rescue Squad and Hammonton Vol. Fire Co. #1, a charter member and past captain of Hammonton Vol. Fire Co. #2. He was an original member of Hammonton Produce Auction, Landisville Produce Assn., and the Vineland Produce Auction as well as various other produce and trucking companies. Sam was named "Rutgers Outstanding Young Farmer of the Year". He was a member of NJ Motor Truck Assn., United Fresh Fruit and Produce Assn., Sweet Potato Council and various other produce organizations. Sam was a member of town council, Hammonton Board of Education and Kiwanis Club of Hammonton, Hammonton Investment Club with Super Bowl History, Knight of Columbus and Lions Club of Hammonton. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Empire Saving and Loan. Sam sponsored Hammonton Little League teams and aided in the building of the previous town hall and was the tax assessor of Hammonton. Sam was also a member of McDonalds morning crew. Sam was a season ticket holder since 1954 and avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, he also enjoyed hunting and other sports. Sam is predeceased by his parents William C. and Rose Cappuccio, his former wife Roberta (nee Duble), brother William Cappuccio and brother in law Victor Parker. Sam is survived by his wife Betty (nee Parker), his children William S. Cappuccio, Esq. and his wife Bert of Hammonton. Roberta Morris and her husband Brian of Hammonton and John Mafodda and his wife Monica of Boardman, OH. Brother of Emma Caruso and brother in law of Joyce Cappuccio. Loving grandfather of Elliott (Amy), Sam (Marilee), Blair (Jason), Sherry (Dan), Steven Scipione, Brian Morris, Brandon Morris, Jason Morris, Anthony Mafodda, Anna Marie Mafodda. Loving great-grand father of Billy, Alyssa, Caleb, Ava, Lilly and Elias Samuel. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing Thurs. eve 6-9pm at the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N. Third St. Hammonton. Mass of Christian Burial Friday 11:00am St. Anthony of Padua Church Rt#206 Hammonton. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Hammonton. Donations may be made in Sam's memory to Hammonton Vol. Fire Co. #2 White Horse Pike Hammonton, NJ 08037or Hammonton Rescue Squad 300 S. Egg Harbor Rd. Hammonton. (www.marinellafuneralhome.com)

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