WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – On Wednesday, September 21, 2020, John Anthony Capozzi, age 76, of Warren, Ohio passed at St. Joseph Hospital.
He was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania on November 17, 1943 to Anthony and Anna (Aleandri) Capozzi.
At the age of 16, John started his lifelong career as a cabinet maker. He learned his craft from his uncle, a master cabinet maker.
John honorably serve his country in the United States Navy Seabees completing two tours in Vietnam.
Afterward, in 1972, he started Capozzi Cabinets and for his entire career building cabinetry for both residential and commercial projects.
John was an artist with wood and a true craftsman. Everyone close to him knew that he was a selfless man with a big heart for others always lending a hand or giving to those in need.
John is survived by his daughter, Ruthann (Kevin) Gray; siblings, Carmen Capozzi of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Vita McCormac of Warren, Ohio, Regina Capozzi of Boston, Massachusetts and Anthony (Debbie) Capozzi of Greensburg, Pennsylvania; five grandchildren; many nieces, nephews; his friend and companion, Shirley Berry and Heather Hale, who was like a daughter.
Besides his parents, John was also preceded in death by his sister, Vicki Powers.
The Capozzi family invites everyone to honor John by praying the Rosary at 10:30 a.m. and participate in a Mass of Christian Burial, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 3020 Reeves Road NE, Warren, OH 44483.
A private burial will take place in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 www.stjude.org.
Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc. Share memories and send condolences by visiting www.cremateohio.com.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, November 3 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.
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