Henry Vincent Caputo
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Henry Vincent Caputo
Mr. Caputo was born March 26, 1925, to Ignazio and Mary (White) Caputo in Sharon.
He graduated from Farrell High School, Class of 1943.
Henry was a veteran who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After the war, he worked in the boiler shop in Sharon Steel Inc. until his retirement.
On Aug. 21, 1948, he married his wife, Anna (Stiggi) Caputo, who survives at home.
He was a member of St. Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church, where he was active and a longtime member of the Holy Name Society. Henry was also a member of the Farrell VFW, Sons of Italy and the ITAM Italian American War Vets. He was also an excellent athlete.
In high school, he was a four-year member of the wrestling team, winning two district 10 titles and advancing to the state semifinals in 1942. Henry played with the famed Jones-Monaco Independent Softball Team and led them to the league championships in 1948, 1949 and 1950. Throughout his career, he earned numerous accolades, but two will be remembered most. In 1950, he single-handedly executed a triple play during a playoff game and in 1954, he hit two safeties off famed pitcher, from the King and his Court.
Henry is survived by his loving wife Anna; grandchildren, Lindsay McKean, Jeremy McKean; son-in-law, Larry McKean; sister, Anna Rose Caputo; brother, William Caputo; sister-in-law, Josephine Fammartino; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ignazio Caputo; mother, Mary Caputo; daughter, Christine "Tina" McKean; sister, Marie Caputo; and brothers, Alfred, Frank and Eugene.
Mr. Henry Vincent, 93, of Sharpsville.
Calling hours: From 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday (2-13-18) in St. Bartholomew R.C. Church, 311, W. Ridge Ave., Sharpsville. Online condolences may be expressed at www.donaldsonmohney.com.
Service: Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday (2-13-19) in the church, with the Rev. Matthew Strickenberger officiating.
Entombment: St. Rose Mausoleum.
Arrangements are by DONALDSON MOHNEY FUNERAL HOME, 124 Main St., Sharpsville.
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