Caparulo, Francis J.
Age 74, of Elmira, NY, passed away Tuesday, April 8th, 2014, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Born in Elmira the 10th of July 1939, he was the son of the late Francis R. and Florence (Fossaceca) Caparulo. Surviving is his loving wife and dear friend of 51 years, Joan (Sobkowski) Caparulo; sister, Marietta Davis of Elmira; niece and Godchild, Melissa Davis; Godchildren, Steven Fossaceca and Sara Lowenstein. During his illness Fran was surrounded by special friends, David Hyer and Rose Brooks and John and Linda Cicora. Fran worked for Hilliard Corp. for over 37 years. He was a man of great faith and communicant of the Blessed Sacrament Parish in Elmira. He had a strong work ethic and enjoyed and valued his family and friends throughout his life. He loved his time spent at the lake and wintering in Myrtle Beach. He was a member of the Sullivan Trail Rod and Gun Club for over 50 years. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY on Thursday, April 10, 2014, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Prayer services will be shared Friday, April 11th, at 8:15 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Patrick's Church at 9:30 a.m. Graveside committal prayers will be offered following at the St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. Reverend Father Walter Wainwright will officiate. Those wishing please make memorials in Francis J. Caparulo's name to the
. Guestbook may be signed in obituaries at www.olthof.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Star-Gazette from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2014