Half Staff Flag Alert | Massachusetts | February 9, 2023

Petty Officer Matthew Capeless II, who served in the United States Navy as a Corpsman for ten years, was 28 years old when he died on January 23rd at his home in Havelock, North Carolina. He was formerly of Dracut.

Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey has ordered that the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset at all state buildings on Thursday, February 9, 2023, the day of interment, in honor of United States Navy Petty Officer Matthew Capeless, of Dracut, MA, who passed away on January 24, 2023.