Albert J. Caputo

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Albert J. Caputo, 86, of Hughestown died Saturday at N.Y. Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.

Born in the Cork Lane section of Pittston Twp. on July 22, 1931, son of the late Joseph and Teresa Braido Caputo, he was a graduate of Pittston Twp. High School and served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He had been employed as a meat cutter.

Albert was an avid baseball fan. He enjoyed attending New York Yankees games and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees games, formerly the Red Barons, with his brother, Geno. He and Geno also enjoyed bus trips to the Atlantic City casinos and going to Mohegan Sun Casino, as well as blueberry picking.

He was a loving husband and father and will be truly missed by family and friends as well as by his granddog, Auzhie.

Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Leona Tetlak Caputo; daughter, Janet Caputo and husband, Attilio Laschi; brother, Geno Caputo; sisters, Lucy Beshara and Rose LoBrutto; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Frank Caputo; and sisters, Claire Schutt and Del Phillips.

The funeral will be Friday at 10:15 a.m. from Adonizio Funeral Home LLC, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 215 Lackawanna Ave., Dupont. Interment, parish cemetery.

Friends may call Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m., at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, South Abington Twp., PA 18411. To leave an online condolence, visit Albert's obituary at


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Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home
251 William Street
Pittston, PA 18643
(570) 654-8683
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Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 10, 2018
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