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Carmen Frank Capparello Sr.

Carmen Frank Capparello Sr., 87, of Largo, FL, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at his home.

Carmen was born on July 9, 1930, in Gloversville, NY to the late Michael and Bridgta Capparello. He moved to this area in 1985 coming from Johnstown, NY. Carmen retired from the St. Petersburg Times, now the Tampa Bay Times, as a newpaper delivery man. He was a member of the Moose Lodge 1145 and the American Legion Post 252.

Carmen is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Anna Capparello of Largo; six daughters, Angie Lucas and (Menzo Case) of Gloversville, NY, Michelle (Tom) Winney of Gloversville, NY, Tina Pabis (Mark Rathbun) of Johnstown, NY, Mona (Ted) Jennings of Johnstown, NY, Toni Capparello of Johnstown, NY and Billie Jo Capparello and (Nathan Quinn) of Pinellas Park, FL; two sons, John (Antionette) Capparello of Fonda, NY and Carmine Capparello Jr. of St. Petersburg, FL; along with several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews; three stepdaughters, Tammy Scribner of Wendell, NC, Sherri (Michael) Kolacki of Groveland, FL and Lisa (Jason) Quinn of Wendell, NC; and a stepson, Glen (Jessica) Scribner III of Johnstown, NY. He was predeceased by his first wife of 26 years, Mary Capparello; three daughters, Linda Wallach, Bonnie Adams and Emma Christman; two sisters, Rose Voudry and Mary Daniels; and four brothers, Emilio, Anthony, Domonic and Nicola.

A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at St. Cecilia Church, 26 Broadway, Fonda, NY 12068; the church will open at 9:30 a.m.

A reception will follow at Fox Run Golf Course, 129 County Hwy. 142A, Johnstown, NY 12095.