Frank Capasso

July 10, 1931 - July 18, 2014
Frank Capasso

FRANK CAPASSO, 83, of Wilmington died Friday in the care of Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

A native of East Orange, New Jersey, and a multi-media artist, educator, actor, athlete, and Korean War Veteran, Frank relocated to the area in 2004 and became active in the local art and theatre scenes.

He is survived by son Jon Capasso and wife Teresa of Novato, California, son Chris Capasso and wife Robin of Andover, New Jersey, daughter Leanne Prete and husband Philip of Wilmington and grandchildren Julia Capasso and Alex Capasso both in California.

Friends are invited to an informal celebration of Frank’s life Wednesday, July 23 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, his children request that donations be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice ( or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital (

Frank’s retrospective gallery can be viewed at

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