Vincent Cappelli, known as Vincenzo Cappello prior to entering the military, was born on March 13, 1922 and lived at 401 West Wayne Avenue in Wayne for 20 years. He enlisted to serve in World War II on May 29, 1942, joining the Coast Guard and becoming a First Class Seaman.
During his service, Mr. Cappelli served at the Manhattan Beach Training Station and also at the Coast Guard Station at Tilden.
Sadly, Mr. Cappelli died on October 5, 1942. He is buried in Our Lady of the Assumption Cemetery in Wayne.