Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
Anthony J. Calapa

Anthony J. Calapa, age 94, of Quincy passed away May 19th at the Hellenic Nursing Home in Canton. Born and raised in the South End of Boston, he was educated in Medford and was a Medic in the Army during WW II. Anthony lived for many years in Quincy where he was involved in the Adam Shore Association. He worked as an Electrician for the John Hancock Building in Boston for many years before retiring. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and went to the Adam Shore Dunkin Donuts with his friends every day. He also enjoyed playing poker, bingo and was an avid Red Sox Fan.
Beloved husband of the late Irene (Cashman). Father of Karen A. Sobelman and her husband Marc of Attleboro, Deborah S. DiIeso and her husband Paul of Canton, Donna M. Brodsky and her husband Ron of FL. Grandfather of Michael J. Sullivan, Marc L. Sullivan, Nicole Anuszczyk, Stephanie DiIeso, Michelle DiIeso, Sheena Birster and Tonya Overfelt. Great grandfather of Evangeline, Adeline, Riley, Eli, Korbyn, Lynken, Warryn, and Benjamin. Brother of the late Laura Volpini and Lilla Malzone. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Wednesday, May 29th, from 4-7 pm. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Quincy Thursday morning, May 30th, at 10:30. Burial Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy. In lieu of flowers donations in Tony's memory can be made to DAV. Mail donations to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301 or call 877-947-VETS or online at
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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021