Nicholas "Nick" Allen Caporicci September 25, 1938-September 22, 2006 Nick passed away on Sept. 22, 2006, in his home with his wife and life partner of 28 years, Josephine, at his bedside in their home. Josephine was privileged to care for Nick in their home as he fought his courageous battle with lung cancer. Nick is now at peace and will be remembered by his daughter, Diana Clark and her husband Bill Clark; and sons, Christopher Caporicci and Rich Graves and his wife Nancy. He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren, Will, Gabrielle and Hillary Clark, Ann-Marie Graves. He also leaves behind his brother Jack Caporicci and his wife Sue, and his many friends. Preceded in death by his parents Fred and Theresa Caporicci. Nick grew up in Oakland, CA, graduated Emery High School, and later received his BA in history from St. Mary's College while working at the Oakland Tribune in the Circulation dept. He later served as a probation officer for both Juvenile and Adult in Alameda County for 30 years. After his retirement he then became a court officer for Department 16 in Oakland, CA. He was also a member of the Hayward Elk Lodge, 1867, holding positions of past exhalted ruler and past district deputy. He loved his family and friends and was dedicated and loyal to those whom he loved. Nick was always willing to lend a helping hand, loved traveling and cooking with his wife, attending his granddaughter's softball games and hosting his Super Bowl parties with his buddies.