William Capito

WARREN William ”Bill” Capito, 89, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, in St. Elizabeth Health Center from complications due to a stroke.

Bill was born Jan. 1, 1925, in Warren, the son of Lawrence and Susan Capito.

He was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. He received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a Masters in Public Administration from Ohio University. Bill retired from GMC/Packard Electric after 35 years in plant engineering.

He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. Bill enjoyed going to the YMCA, playing tennis, gardening and woodworking.

Bill served in WWII in the Army Air Corp.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Capito, whom he married in August 1949; two children, Mary J. (Doug) DePaul of Girard and James ”Jim” (Dinah) Capito of Powell; a daughter in-law, Karen Capito of Atlanta, Ga.; four grandchildren, Lyndsey DePaul, Andrew (Kendra) DePaul and Zachary and Caroline Capito; and a brother, George Capito of Warren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son William H. Capito; a brother, Frank Capito; and two sisters, Mary Horsfall and Josephine O’Laughlin.

Family and friends may call from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Blessed Sacrament Church.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Blessed Sacrament Church with The Rev. Thomas Eisweirth officiating.

Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bill’s name to Blessed Sacrament Church, 3020 Reeves Road NE, Warren 44483.

Arrangements are being handled by the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren 44483.

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