Mt. Pleasant Township
Carl Capasso, 83, of Mt. Pleasant Township, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011, in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. He was born May 8, 1927, in McKeesport, a son of the late Dominik and Anna Savinella Capasso. Carl had been a resident of Mt. Pleasant Township for the last 23 years. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a motor inspector for U.S. Steel at it's Homestead Works. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the Navy and was a member of the American Legion. Carl was a member of St. Raymond of the Mountain Roman Catholic Church in Donegal. Carl is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Frances Nober Capasso; his children, Jane Dodson and husband, Ray, of Bethel Park, John Capasso, of Seattle, Wash., Joseph Capasso and wife, Debra, of Mechanicsburg, Geralyn Walker, of Mt. Pleasant, Thomas Capasso and wife, Patty, of Pittsburgh, and James Capasso, of Maryland; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and his sister, Victoria "Vicky" Capasso, of Bridgeville. In addition to his parents, Carl was predeceased by a brother, Joseph Capasso. Family and friends will be received from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 406 E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant, 724-547-3800, where a blessing service will be held at 9:15 a.m. Thursday followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Raymond's Roman Catholic Church, Donegal, with the Rev. Anthony Ditto as celebrant. A committal service and interment will follow in St. Raymond's Cemetery, Saltlick Township. Military rites will be conducted at the cemetery by the Donegal VFW No. 6743 Honor Guard.
(Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh Tribune)
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