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Chester "Chet" Capriotti Jr. Obituary
Capriotti, Chester Jr. "Chet"
Chester Capriotti passed away on August 28, 2016. He was surrounded by his 3 favorite girls: wife Jackie, daughter Cynthia and cousin Anne Martin. Chet was born in Indian Head, PA to Chester and Frances (Zeman) Capriotti. His family moved to Phoenix when the war ended in 1945. His parents opened Chester's Cocktails which later Chet and his brother Babe owned and operated. Chet had several successful neighborhood bars during his career including Chester's Cocktails, Chester's Patrick Park, Chester's Cozy Corner and CC's Cafe. Chester was a veteran, serving in the Navy during the Korean War. After retiring in 1981 Chet focused his energy on health and fitness. He spent hours each day at the gym on free weights and exercise machines. Chet is survived by his wife Jackie, daughter Cynthia Roh and her husband Frederick and grandchildren Craig, Luke, Jake and Madalyn. He was preceded in death by a son Craig, parents and brother. Chester's remains will be interred at Hansen Desert Hills Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Bugles Across America at buglesacrossamerica.org. Please visit hansenmortuary.com for online condolences.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Sept. 11, 2016
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