Mary V. Capobianco, 96, of Waterbury, passed peacefully Saturday, October 19, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Ms. Capobianco was born in Waterbury on December 22, 1916, daughter of the late Joseph and Celeste (Amici) Capobianco. She was a graduate of Wilby High School. Mary was employed at Lux Clock / Robert Shaw until she retired in 1980. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Church and a member of the Mattatuck Senior Center, The Triad and the National Italian American Foundation. While at Lux, she was also a member of their bowling team. Mary enjoyed spending time at the beach with family and friends. She was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening, traveling and going to the theater. Her baked goodies were relished by all.
Mary is survived by a brother, Joseph D. Capobianco and his wife Rosetta of Middlebury. Surviving nieces and nephews include: Celeste Makely and her husband John of Prospect, Joseph L. Capobianco and his wife Jackie of Middlebury, Ann Lewicki and her husband Edward of Middlebury, Carl Capobianco and his wife Pauline of Rhode Island, Atty. David Capobianco and his wife Sharon of Rhode Island, Sandra Kerekis and her husband Attila of Rhode Island, Dr. David J. Capobianco and his wife Elise of Jacksonville, Florida, Robert J. Capobianco and his wife Daria of Middlebury, Diane Pangia of Prospect and Joseph P Capobianco of Middlebury as well as numerous grand-nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by two brothers, Louis and Costantino Capobianco, a sister Jennie Capobianco, a nephew Louis Capobianco and a niece Angela Ternullo.
The family wishes to thank the nursing staff at St. Mary’s Hospital. The VNA as well as the staff at the Village for the caring and loving environment provided my beloved sister and our loving aunt. You helped sustain us at a difficult time.
Arrangements: Funeral will be held Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. at Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway to Our Lady of Lourdes Church for a Mass at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Tuesday Morning, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Obituary courtesy of Chase Parkway Memorial / The Albini Family Funeral Home.