Sept. 15, 1928 — July 28, 2020 (age 91)
POLAND — Ann F. (Caparso) White, 91, passed away on Tuesday (July 28).
She was born on Sept. 15, 1928 in Struthers, the daughter of Francisco and Lucia (Pompeo) Caparso. She was a lifelong area resident.
Ann was a 1948 graduate of Struthers High School and then at the age of 50, she decided to return to school and earned her bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Youngstown State University in 1984.
Ann was self-employed seamstress who also made and designed wedding dresses along with being a proud homemaker.
She was a member of St. Elizabeth Auxiliary, the Friends of the Library and Holy Family Church.
Ann was also a member of the Hubbard Women’s Golf League and was the first female golfer to make a hole-in-one at the Hubbard Golf course on Aug. 8, 1966.
Ann had many passions throughout her life. She enjoyed gardening, socializing with her club friends, traveling, playing cards and golfing. Ann was very talented and enjoyed painting, sewing and doing crafts.
Her husband, Robert D. White Sr., whom she married on Oct. 9, 1948, died on Dec. 7, 2006.
Ann leaves behind to hold onto her memories a daughter Sharon (Jefferson Heaver) Moran of Poland; a son, Robert D. White Jr. of Toledo; her beloved granddaughters Deana (Jim) Hutch, Nicole (Lee) Pagano, Sally (Tom) Kling, Kayla (John) Sexton and Jessica (Justin) Miller; her great-grandchildren Thomas Kling, Jake Kling, Max Kling, Carmen Pagano, Dominic Pagano, Addia Peddicord, Joseph, Miller, Raelyn Miller and Piper Miller; a brother Albert (Sue) Caparso; and sisters Lilia Caparso, Gladys Klem and Delores (Lou) DeMichele.
In addition to her parents and husband, Ann was preceded in death by her brothers, Carl Caparso and Emiddio Caparso; and a daughter-in-law Kerri (Baker) White.
Ann’s family wishes to express gratitude and appreciation to all that are offering condolences but at this time have elected to have private services due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
There will be a private Mass of Christian Burial held at Holy Family Church, Poland with Rev. Msgr. William Connell officiating. Burial will take place at St. John Cemetery, Coitsville.
Arrangements are being handled by the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home in Boardman.
On behalf of Ann’s family, they would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Hampton Woods Nursing Center, Jessica Reiter D.O. and Crossroads Hospice Care.
In lieu of flowers, material contributions may be made in Ann’s name to the Alzheimer's Association Greater East Ohio, 3711 Starr Centre Dr., Canfield Ohio 44406.
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