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Louis A. Caiafa

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Louis A. Caiafa Obituary
Louis A. Caiafa, 92
PORTLAND - Louis A. Caiafa, 92, of Portland, passed away at the Maine Veteran's Home on June 23, 2015, after a lengthy illness. Tony, as he was known by all who knew him, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 13, 1922, the son of Leo and Stella Caiafa, who both came to this country from Italy.
Following high school Tony enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and served on active duty from Dec. 16, 1941 to Jan. 17, 1947. His last duty station was at the South Portland Coast Guard Station Base. It was at that time that he met and married his wife, Milliette A. Nappi. They were married for 63 years until her death on Feb. 23, 2014.
Tony was a member of the Elks and was elected Elk of the Year for his service and was very proud of this award.
He had worked for Cumberland York Company for many years, retiring at age 65.
He is survived by his brother Mike of Brooklyn, N.Y., and two sisters, Tina of Long Island, N.Y. and Joan who lives in California. He is also survived by grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the kind and compassionate staff at the Maine Veteran's Home.
At his request there will be no service. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home, Portland.

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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram from June 25 to June 26, 2015
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