Vincent J. Cappello , Age :83

Feb 10,1936---Jul 09,2019

VINCENT JAMES CAPPELLO was born on February 10, 1936 in New York City, and was called home to be with the Lord on July 9, 2019. Vincent grew up in New York City, Borough of Manhattan. Vincent was a graduate of St Josephs University. His passion was serving God, family and his community.  Vincent joined the United States Air Force at the age of 17 from 1953-1956 in the 312th Field Maintenance Squadron he was stationed in Clovis, Canon Air Force Base. After leaving the military he joined the Albuquerque Police Department from 1958-1996 retiring as a Detective Sergeant. After taking a little break decided to go back to APD as a civilian contract worker, again retiring in 2015 from Albuquerque Police Department. Vincent loved to travel with his wife. He was a great man of faith and loved his Father. Vincent was always reading, ministering and spreading God’s word to all that needed it and wanted to hear it, from weekly bible studies to many fellowships.  Vincent’s favorite things to do is going out to eat, traveling and spending time with the family and friends.  Vincent was preceded in death by his father, Vincent James Cappello. his mother Agnes and two brothers, Carl and Dominick. He is survived by his wife Gloria Lucero married 64 yrs. : three sisters Margaret, Dorothy, Maryellen :  two sons  Danny,  wife Vicki and Donald,  Fiancé Hannah,  his grandchildren  Daniel, great granddaughter Alexya; Jordan, wife Veronica and great granddaughter Jasmine , great grandsons Damien, Brayden ; Joshua,  wife Rebecca  great granddaughter Sophia ; Solana, husband Deven Nelson;  Elijah; Trina, fiancé Gerry  with great granddaughter Tierra, great grandson Davien ; Nathan ; Leonard,  great granddaughters Mariah, Alyssa. Together with many cousins, nieces, nephews, and countless friends all over the world.


Services will be held on Tuesday July 16, 2019 at Riverside Funeral Home Chapel beginning with a Viewing at 6:00 PM and a Celebration of Life at 7:00 PM.  Burial with Military Honors will take place on Wednesday July 17, 2019 at 10:30 AM at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.


Arrangements entrusted to Riverside Funeral Home, 225 San Mateo NE, (505)764-9663.



Ricoh Sanchez Jul 11 ,2019

The Angels are rejoicing as another soul has made it back home to Heaven. May God bless all the Cappello family. Continue to spread Vincent's love and hard work ethic in all you encounter. And look forward to reuniting with our brother Vincent, alongside our Heavenly Father, in a place that is eternal.

Eusebia Gibbs Jul 11 ,2019

Sister in Christ/His Bible Student ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Vince was a wonderful disciple of Jesus Christ, teacher, mentor, friend and brother in Christ. He was with me when I most needed someone to pray for me and council me. I look forward to seeing him again in heaven with the LORD.

Bruce West Jul 12 ,2019

Friend ,Albuq ,New Mexico

Goodbye my friend. Thankyou for our talks about our Lord. We will see you again, very soon. God less your family and keep them safe. Bruce.

Joann Lucero LaCanne Jul 13 ,2019

Gloria's my aunt from my dad's side ,Salado, TX ,Texas

My condolences from the Lucero/LaCanne Family in Salado, TX. God bless you all. You have always been close to heart even though we were miles apart. Joann

Linda Cappello Jul 13 ,2019

Daughter In Law ,Colrado Springs ,Colorado

My sincerest condolences to the whole family..Vince was a very wonderful, good man! I know you all will miss him greatly! Gloria my prayers for you dear ...that Our Lord keep you strong and healthy and diligent to the Lord always..RIP my Dear will be missed...

Gloria Jean Lucero Jaramillo Jul 13 ,2019

Step-daughter ,winslow ,Arizona

Sorry for your loss. Our condolences go out to your family. Our prayers are with you in this difficult time! The Jaramillo Family

John Maruffi Jul 14 ,2019

Co-Worker ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Vince was a great guy who had a kind word and smile for all of us at APD. One of the nicest persons to ever walk through the doors at the police department. Shared many NYC stories with Vince, I will miss him. Rest In Peace my friend.

Lorraine Martinez Jul 15 ,2019

Niece ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Uncle Vince had a beautiful soul, full of love and faith. He truly was a believer. May God put him in a special place where he will be watching us, the people who loved and cherished him. RIP Uncle. You will not be forgotten.