Philip T. Caputo


Born Jan. 8, 1925 in Brooklyn, to immigrant parents from Italy. Died after a short illness on Dec. 28, 2015. Served in the Air Force in New Guinea during World War II. Graduated from St. Johns University in 1949 and became a CPA. Married Angela Digilio in 1950. Philip had two daughters: Jessica Woerner, married to Scott, and Susan (deceased) and is survived by two grandchildren, Melanie and Philip Woerner. He was a managing partner of Noll Metals, which did smelting and refining of zinc and aluminum. He retired at 75, but was still active in accounting and maintained his CPA license until he was 80. He was an avid golfer and long time member of Brookville Country Club. He resided in Beechhurst; summered in Bayville. He was very generous and contributed to a host of charities; Philip was especially active in causes for blind and autistic children in support of his daughter Susan’s disability. The wake was held on Sunday, Jan. 3, at Lloyd Funeral Home in Bayside. Mass was held on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at Old Lady of the Blessed Sacrament in Bayside.

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