POLAND, Ohio – A funeral Mass will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Holy Family Church for Edward J. Kapusta, 84, who passed away early Thursday morning at Hospice House.
Edward was born July 28, 1928, in Carbon, Pa., a son of the late Matt and Rose (Matesic) Kapusta and was always proud of his Croatian heritage.
Edward graduated from Bessemer High School and continued his education at a trade school in Pittsburgh.
He was owner and operator of Eddie’s TV in Hillsville for 32 years. He also sponsored a local bowling team “Eddie’s TV.”
He was also a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union Lodge 66 and loved tamburitza music.
Edward enjoyed organizing local drives for refugees in Croatia.
Edward leaves his wife, the former Frances A. Vlah, whom he married May 18, 1968; his two daughters, Christine (Theresa Gibbons) Kapusta of Chicago and Michelle (Marcus Williams) Kapusta and their son, Matthew Edward of Chicago; and his sister, Pauline L. Kay of Boardman, Ohio.
Edward was also preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Kay.
Family and friends may call Sunday, Dec 9, 2012 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland, Ohio Chapel and Monday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the church.