Murphy Funeral Homes


Sam Alfred Capitano

March 22, 1921September 14, 2017

On September 14, Sam Captiano passed away in Southport, NC. The son of Salvatore and Maria Capitano, Sam was born in Pittston, PA in 1921. He served in Army during WW II, seeing action in the European theater. He married Lucy Giuliano in 1946. They moved to Virginia after their marriage, where he worked at the Dept. of Interior for 30 years, residing in McLean for most of the time. Sam is survived by four sons, Sam, Ki, Larry, and David, as well as four grandchildren (Salvatore, Kathleen, Andy, and Lauren), and three daughter-in-law's (Terry, Sparkle, and Charlotte). His wife Lucy predeceased him in 2008. Sam was a longtime member of the American Legion, VFW, and the Knights of Columbus. He was also a parishioner at St. John's Church for over 40 years. Visitation will be held at Murphy's Funeral Home in Falls Church on Sunday, September 24, from 2-4 PM and from 6-8 PM. Funeral Mass will be held in St. James Church in Falls Church on Monday, September 25 at 10:00 AM.


  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

  • Service

    Monday, September 25, 2017


Sam Alfred Capitano

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Sally Wilson

September 22, 2017

David and Family,
We are sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. Wishing comfort, peace and warm memories for you and your family. Sally, Coreen and Cam

September 21, 2017

We are very sorry for your loss. At times like this, people will often take a good look at what they hold most dear. Our families are very important. Please find comfort in each other but also in the God of all comfort who cares deeply for all of you.

September 21, 2017

My condolences to the family. May the peace of God and the fond memories you cherish comfort and sustain you in your time of need.

Janet Meenehan Point

September 21, 2017

Prayers of comfort and peace to the families. Sam always greeted with a smile, a fun story, and reveled in the love of his family.

September 21, 2017

My deepest condolences for the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort in the promise of God found at 1 Peter 5:6,7