Guido Harry Capri, 87, passed away on Friday, December 3, 2021 after a long battle with dementia.
Born in Gallitzin, PA, he was the son of the late Julius and Helen Salvan Capri.
Guido began working in his parents first restaurant in his teens. After the restaurant moved to Greenville, Guido’s family opened several restaurants throughout South Carolina. Guido participated in opening these restaurants, but he and Norman Berardinelli, Guido’s cousin, were best known for running the restaurant located on Augusta Road. Capri”s became the “go to” restaurant for dates, anniversaries, graduating, after football games, or mainly because of the delicious Italian food, prices, and enjoyable atmosphere.
Guido was very proud of the many friends and relationships he made during the many years the restaurant was opened. Many people have stated Guido gave them their first job!”
He is survived by his companion of 21 years, Della Day.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Audrey Capri; brother, Joe Capri; and sister, Gloria Persinger.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 2022 at Triune Mercy Center with visitation following the service. The service will also will be Livestreamed on the Triune Mercy Center Facebook page.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Triune Mercy Center by visiting https://triunemercy.org or by mailing checks to 222 Rutherford St, Greenville, SC 29609, or to Boxing at the Depot by mailing checks to 209 Depot St. Suite C, Greer, SC 29651.
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