Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Ryan Eugene Cappelletty

Chesterfield County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, May 28, 2003

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Reflections for Police Officer Ryan Eugene Cappelletty

I didn't work with Officer Cappelletty but did work at CCPD several years after him but I can assure everyone they have not forgotten him. His name was heard quite a bit when I was there. Police officers are a different breed of people. It took me a long time to realize this. It's inexplicable, actually. My heart goes out to his family and friends. I really am speechless beyond that.

a non o mus
Former CCPD

June 27, 2019

Happy Birthday Ryan! You are 40 today! You brought us so much joy and laughter! You were such a blessing to us and your sister, RaeAnne! We will always wonder what life may have brought to you! We feel you everywhere and smile when we find the pennies that you send to us! You are still being remembered by all who cared and loved you! We love you!

Rick and Robin Cappelletty
Mom and Dad

June 7, 2019

Today remembering the day you were born and the day you left us. In between you brought us laughter, joy, challenges and Rachel! Thanks Ry! Love you from afar!

Aunt Ellen and Uncle Dave
family

May 28, 2019

The Cappelletty family is in my thoughts and prayers. The hole left in our hearts from such a tremendous loss can never be filled. God bless you all.

Beth Rath-Powell
Widow of Officer Craig Rath

May 28, 2019

Ryan, another year goes by but you’re never forgotten. Love and miss you always!

Michele
Cousin

May 28, 2019

Here is a description of grief that perfectly encapsulates my grief for Ryan. I hope others find comfort in the analogy as I did.

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David J. Bunnell
cousin

February 22, 2019

Ryan, This is the time of year that you would always come home! We miss your smiling face ! Although it's been 15 years your absence is felt everyday!

Robin & Rick Cappelletty
Mom & Dad

November 27, 2018

Rest in peace Officer Cappelletty. Your bravery serving Virginians won't be forgotten. A young man, handsome, humane, humble and most of all heroic!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 5, 2018

Another year has come and gone. Has it really even been that long?
Fifteen years gone by so fast. I wish He would have made it last.
Other duties as assigned. We all go in His due time.
Only memories of the past. Hoping that they'll always last.

It has been 15 years, but life is still difficult moving on without you in it. Not a day goes by that you are not in my thoughts. Wishing that my girls wouldn't be missing out on having such a wonderful person in their lives. Only knowing you by your photo on the wall and memories that I share with them. It just doesn't seem fair. Please watch over them. I know you already are.

To the best big brother a little sister could ever ask for. I love you.

Rae Anne Buck
Sister

May 28, 2018

Ryan, We'll love forever. Time doesn't make us miss you less. We just remember more and smile at the fun and funny things we said and did.

Ain't elllen and Uncle Dave
Family

May 28, 2017

Thinking of you today Ryan and miss you just as much as that first year. We always wonder what could of been. We know you are watching over us,we feel you with us everyday! For those of you reading this,please remember to tell the people in your lives that you love them!

Robin Cappelletty
Mom and Dad

March 25, 2017

Happy Birthday Ryan ! We still celebrate your birthday even though you have been gone 13 years! We love and miss you every day! Love, Mom,Dad,Rae,Craig,Halle,Megan and Norah.

Mom and Dad
Parents

June 7, 2016

Ryan,
As I watch another family say goodbye to their officer, it feels like it was yesterday our family said the final goodbye. You are not forgotten. Our children know not only about your sacrifice but also the amazing man you were. They love hearing their dad's memories of growing up together. You are missed.

Haylee Bunnell

December 4, 2015

Wishing you were with us, and so very thankful we had you as long as we did! Happy Thanksgiving!

Rick and Robin Cappelletty
Dad and Mom

November 25, 2015

A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.

May 28, 2015

Remembering Ryan. Time does not mean we miss you less. We just smile more at the thought of you. Much love from Aunt Ellen and Uncle Dave

Ellen Bunnell
Family

May 28, 2015

Ryan you are missed by many. Gone but not forgotten! I'll never forget that morning and the days that followed...keeping your family and friends in our prayers.

Chris Deveney
Chesterfield Police Property and Evidence

May 28, 2015

Ryan, You are always in our thoughts and prayers! We miss you everyday! Please watch over us and all the officers protecting the citizens of this great country! We will always remember and honor your memory!

Rick and Robin Cappelletty
Dad and Mom

May 28, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

May 28, 2015

Thinking of you and all who made the ultimate sacrifice...

Sgt. Paul Cotter
Lynn Ma Police Department

May 1, 2015

Merry Christmas Ryan, We love you and miss you! Please watch over all our Police Officers in these sad times and keep them safe! Give all the old folks a hug for us! Love, Mom and Dad

Rick and Robin Cappelletty
Dad and Mom

December 24, 2014

Happy 35th Birthday Ryan! Still celebrating you!!

Robin and Rick Cappelletty
Mom and Dad

June 7, 2014

Seems like yesterday Ryan that we lost you. We think of you and miss you everyday. So many people loved you. No words can express our sorrow. We know you are watching over us. Love, Mom and Dad

Robin and Rick Cappelletty
Mom and Dad

May 29, 2014

Thinking of you and missing you Cappa. I can't believe it's been 11 years. It's so unfair. You are in my thoughts and I know that you're watching over us from heaven.

Krissy Detweiler
Friend

May 28, 2014

Ryan, you have made such an impact on so many people by who you were as a person, and as an officer. You are thought of often with great memories, Know that you will never be forgotten. You will live in our hearts forever.

Cynthia McKusick
Ryan's Mother-in-Law

May 28, 2014

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