Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass. — Evelyn M. (Richmond) Cappos, 78, of Newport Park Road, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass., died Tuesday January 8, 2013, in her home, following a sudden illness.
Born November 9, 1934, in West Hartley Pool, England, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Annie (Scott) Richmond. She came from Oxford England in 1956 and married Arthur Cappos of Peabody, then to reside in Ipswich, on Linebrook Road, for twenty years. After parting their ways in the mid 70s, Evelyn enjoyed her life in Ipswich and then moved to Manchester by the Sea in the late 90s.
Evelyn worked at Sylvania in the light department in the 1960's and as a professional housekeeper at Sixty Newbury Restaurant and private homes throughout the North Shore. She loved being with family and friends and being with her companion. She always made friends wherever she went, she was proud of her sons and very proud of her six grandchildren and their accomplishments.
Evelyn was one of a kind and will not be forgotten by the many friends she had met on her journey thru life.
She is survived by three sons, Nicholas D. Cappos and his wife, Ellin McSweeney of Newburyport, Michael W. Cappos and his wife, Margaret of Peabody and Stephen A. Cappos and his wife, Cynthia of Oxford; six grandchildren, Lauren and Leah Cappos of Rowley, Dylan and Troy Cappos of Peabody and Drew and Lee Cappos of Oxford; three sisters, Susie White of Groveland, and Patricia Beezly and Doris Belenger both in England; many nephews and nieces and her longtime companion Tony Fusco of Stoneham. She was predeceased by five brothers and two sisters.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be held Friday, January 11, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High St., Ipswich, following a visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Interment at a later date will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to MGH/North Shore Cancer Center, 102 Endicott Street, Danvers, MA 01923. For directions or to leave a condolence please visit www.whittier-porter.com