1988 Capozzoli Family Reunion

First Generation 1988

The 6th Annual Capozzoli Family Reunion was held at Oyster Bay, Long Island, on July 16, 1988. Approximately 100 family members joined the reunion from all parts of the United States. The photo to the left shows those members of the “First Generation” who were present. From left to right;  Rose McKie, Adeline (Dell) Restivo, Joseph Capozzoli, and Emily Bonanno. John Capozzoli was unable to attend.

Fourteen of the twenty “Second Generation” cousins were on hand. In the photo to the left, in the top row from left are George Scocca, Thomas and Louis Capozzoli, Louis A. Capozzoli, Billy, Kenny, and Bobby Capozzoli. The girls, from left to right are Maryann Marinello, Marlene Barone, Marie Russo, Doris Farrelly, Elaine Simonelli, Peggy Keuling, Florence Ponosuk and Lorraine Baird.

Second Generation Cousins 1988

The Bonanno-Scocca-Russo family gathered to eat at the same table. The family is pictured from the left around the table: Emily Bonanno, her son George Scocca, Lorraine Russo, Marie and husband, Frank Russo, their son Frank Russo, Jr., and daughter, Marilyn. Pictured in the front, right, is George’s wife, Rose Scocca. Everyone who comes to a reunion brings lots of food and drinks to share throughout the day.  At every table you will hear, “Eat! Eat!”

Bonanno, Scocca and Russo Family 1988

Frank and Marie Russo are posing together below. Marie is George Scocca’s sister. Everyone had great fun getting together.

Frank and Marie Russo 1988 Family Reunion

Louis A. Capozzoli and his cousin, George Scocca, are pictured together below. The two always had many laughs while remembering childhood stories together.

Louis A. Capozzoli with cousin, George Scocca 1988 Family Reunion

Other photos taken that day were of Marlene and her husband, Henry Barone, with their son. Behind Marlene is her mother, Rose Capozzoli.

Rose Capozzoli with daughter, Marlene. Henry Barone and their son. 1988 Capozzoli Family Reunion

The group photo shows Emily (Capozzoli) Bonanno , Miriam and Billy Capozzoli with Jane Capozzoli (wife of Louis A. Capozzoli) in between.

Peggy Keuling, is about to taste a salad she made to share.

Louis A. Capozzoli and his wife, Jane, flew to New York from California to attend this reunion. This was the first and only reunion Jane was able to attend. Sadly, Jane passed away the next year.

Peggy Keuling 1988 Family Reunion

Emily, Mariam, Jane and Billy 1988 Family Reunion

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