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Re: Caporizzo - cemetery inscriptions
Posted by: Albert (ID *****0757) Date: October 04, 2008 at 15:37:28
In Reply to: Caporizzo - Stamford by Robin Moore of 974

Hi. I got over to St. John Cemetery today and below is a copy of my notes. I will e-mail to you a ZIP file of the photos I took and you can post them on whatever website you see fit.
Glad to help out.

Oct, 4, 2008
St. John's Cemetery
Darien, CT
Sect 14 (south half*), plot 260
Location of headstones:
-start at southwest corner of section 14
-count east, 7 large headstones
-count north from that, 5 & 6 large headstones

Two large CAPORIZZO family stones, one light gray and one light brown.

At the gray family stone, west side, left to right are three footstones.
Angelina Caporizzo
1875 - 1955

Vincenzo Caporizzo
1866 - 1930

Mildred Massarella
wife of
Louis L. Caporizzo
1903 - 1944

At the gray family stone, east side, left to right are two footstones.
Vincent G. Caporizzo
A1C US Air Force
Mar 11, 1931 - Aug 24 , 2005
Josephine P. Caporizzo
Apr 1, 1935 (no death date)

Beloved Husband
and father
Pat Caporizzo
March 20, 1908
May 10, 1977
The brown family stone has inscriptions on both its east and west sides.

East side inscription:
James F. Caporizzo
Feb 27, 1922 - Nov 16, 1998
Helen C. Caporizzo
(no dates under her name)

West side inscription:
Felix Caporizzo
Born April 29, 1889
Died November 23, 1969
Giuseppina Caporizzo
Born February 27, 1890
Died January 12, 1928
Mary A. Caporizzo
Born September 12, 1914
Died March 15, 2001

One footstone on the east side of the brown family stone reads:
James F. Caporizzo
TEC 4 US Army
World War II
Feb 27, 1922 - Nov 16, 1998
Purple Heart
*the stones are actually in the 'south half' of section 14.

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