Carolyn 'Jean' Cappabianca

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Carolyn 'Jean' Cappabianca
Carolyn 'Jean' Cappabianca

 YOUNGSTOWN – Prayers will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fox Funeral Home in Boardman, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial  celebrated by the Rev Edward Noga at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Church in Youngstown, for Carolyn “Jean” Cappabianca, 74, who joined her husband Jack in heaven on Wednesday.

Jean was born Oct. 20, 1935, in Youngstown, a daughter of William B. and Mary Devaney Thornton..

She graduated from East High School with the Class of 1952. Jean spent her life as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, friend and neighbor. She loved to cook, especially Italian food, her door was always open and her table always plentiful.

Jean was married to Jack Cappabianca on May 11, 1957. She was a Catholic and a member of St. Patrick Church.

She leaves behind her greatest joys, her children and grandchildren.   Her daughters, Mary Jean Cappabianca  (John Rodriguez) of Youngstown, Diane Herman and granddaughters, Emily and Brigitte of Youngstown and Carolyn (Emilio) Cruz and grandchildren Marcos, Myca and Mya of Canfield; and sons Dominic (Paula) Cappabianca and granddaughters Dominique and Lauren  Cappabianca and grandson Angelo Tabachino of Austintown,  Jack (Patty) Cappabianca  and grandchildren Carli, Giavonna and Giacomo of Youngstown and Billy (Cherry) Cappabianca and grandchildren Jack, Angelina and Dean of Green Township.

Jean was one of eight children and was especially close to her brother William Thornton, sister Kathleen and brother-in-law Andrew Scarmack, all of Canfield. She also leaves a sister, Patricia and a brother, Michael, both of Boardman.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret and brothers, Jack and James. She will be cherished by many nieces, nephews, cousins and husband’s cousins and friends, especially Donna, Jean and Tina.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Fox Funeral Home in Boardman.

Family and friends may visit to view this obituary and send condolences.

Guestbook Entries

“we are both deeply sorry for your loss. god speed”

 » freddie and tina batcha on March 12, 2010

“we are both deeply sorry for your loss god be with you and yours. sincerely fred and tina”

 » freddie and tina batcha on March 12, 2010

“ Carolyn,I am so deeply sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.”

 » Jean-Intern from Casal Aveda Institute on March 12, 2010

“So sorry for your loss.Jean was always there with my cousin Donna when our family needed her.”

 » Sue Carfangia on March 13, 2010

“Jack & family, I was sad to hear about the loss of your mother. I am deeply saddened about this because she was a great mother to you & your whole family. You will be in my thoughts always.”

 » Marilyn Dangerfield & family on March 15, 2010

Frank Spatara

“Hy everybody I still remember the times we together your Mom was a great mother to you all.I never had a mom and If I could of. Picked one she would of been high on my list.I love you all.Franko. ”

 » f on April 1, 2014

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