MCDONALD, OH – Francis E. Capella, 91, died April 13, 2012, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, following a lengthy illness.
He was born July 23, 1920, in Girard, Ohio a son of the late Frank Capella and Mary Caputo Capella.
He married Frances S. Cross Capella on April 12, 1953.
He worked for U.S. Steel for 38 years. He was an avid sports fan, who cheered for the New York Giants, Boston Red Sox, and Penn State. He was a wiz with his sports statistics, and enjoying watching sporting events, both on TV and in person.
He is survived by his daughter, Marsha (Paul) LaPolla of McDonald; grandson Joshua LaPolla of McDonald; a sister, Mary (Sam) Zirafi of Girard, OH; and will be sadly missed by other family members.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances S. Capella; and brothers Joseph, John, and Austin Capella.
Private services will be held for Francis.
He was entombed next to his wife at Pineview Memorial Park.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home