Carmella "Minnie" M. (DeLuca) Capalbo, 95, of Highland Avenue, Westerly, passed away peacefully at her home on July 26, 2012.
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She was pre-deceased by her husband, Orlando D. Capalbo and her son Donald. She is survived by her daughters, Dale A. Primiano and her husband Charles of Avon, Conn., and Kathleen Gaudet and her husband Roy of Westerly; her son, Richard Capalbo of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Fla.; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren andseveral nieces and nephews; and her sister-in-law, Syl DeLuca of Peace Dale. Minnie was the last surviving member of the DeLuca Family. Her siblings who passed on were Mary Ferraro, Rose Calitri, Eleanor Cicerone, James DeLuca and Joseph DeLuca.
Minnie was born in Westerly on July 14, 1917, the daughter of the late Pasquale and Angelina (Cofone) DeLuca. She took immense pleasure in oil and water color painting and enjoyed the culinary arts.
Funeral services will be private and are under the direction of Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home & Crematory, 64 Friendship Street, Westerly. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Carmella's name can be made to the Home & Hospice of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904
For online condolences please visit www.rushlowiacoifuneralhome.com
Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home and Crematory
64 Friendship St.
Westerly, RI 02891
Published in The Westerly Sun on July 28, 2012