Christopher S. Caccioppo, 91, of Estero, FL formerly of Springfield, IL died surrounded by family on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in Florida. He was born August 24, 1923 in Springfield to Stephen and Maria (Mazziola) Caccioppo. He married Norma Landgrebe and she survives. His sister Elizabeth Alcona of North Carolina survives but he is preceded in death by his siblings George, Joe and Jasper Caccioppo, Sara Randazzo and Fanny Albanese.
He has a daughter, Carol Powell (husband Carey) of Estero, FL and son Michael Caccioppo (wife Janice) of Jacksonville, FL. He has three grandchildren, Cara Powell of Estero, FL and Matthew and Patrick Caccioppo of Jacksonville, FL. Also several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Caccioppo retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years of service where he worked as military police. He went on to work as a prison guard at several different prisons and also worked as a laborer for the Laborers Local in Springfield, IL.
Graveside Service: 12:00 pm Friday, July 10, 2015 at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be provided by the United States Air Force and the Sangamon County Inter-Veterans Burial Detail.
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