Loved all things music, especially ‘oldies’

Published February 21, 2019

DOVER, N.H. — Roberta A. (Capillo) Entwistle, 66, passed away peacefully on February 17, 2019 following a courageous fight with cancer.

Born February 11, 1953 in Chelmsford, England, she was the daughter of Robert and Shirley (McArdle) Capillo. She was a graduate of North Reading High School, Class of 1971.

She worked as an Licensed Nursing Assistant for many years. Roberta loved all things music, especially her “oldies,” and could be found dancing at the Rochester American Legion any chance she got. Roberta enjoyed taking care of family and friends, but most of all she loved her grandchildren. She always saw the best in people and was a friend to many.

Roberta is survived by her children, Crystal Richardson and husband Michael of Dover, N.H.; and Joseph Entwistle and his companion Jessica Paey of Raymond, N.H.; her grandchildren, Claire and Andrew; her parents, Robert and Shirley Capillo of North Reading, Mass.; four siblings, Michael Capillo and his wife Donna of Nashua, N.H.; Maureen Turner and her husband Jeff of South Carolina; Eileen Perron and her husband Roddy of Hampstead, N.H.; and Julie Bornstein and her husband David of Peabody, Mass.; as well as Joyce and Ron DeCristoforo of Florida; and Bruce and Donna Entwistle of Saugus, Mass., and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Entwistle, and her longtime companion, Edward Hussey.

Visitation will be held at Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave., Dover, N.H. on Saturday, February 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, with a service immediately following.