Gloria Capodanno Holman, Father Capodanno’s sister, rounds the century mark. Her secret? A good cannoli every now and then.

Mar 01, 2022 334

BY: Carol Ann Benanti

Gloria Capodanno Holman, the sister of the late Rev. Vincent R. Capodanno, a Navy chaplain and Maryknoll priest who was recognized as a Servant of God, a process that could advance him to sainthood, has turned 100.

For his valor and bravery to the U.S. Marine Corps during some of the most harrowing battles of the Vietnam War, he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, posthumously. Rev. Capodanno lost his life while administering last rites to a dying Marine.

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