Nancy Carapazza, 82, of Otto, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, she grew up in Port Jefferson, New York. She was the daughter of the late Vittor and Anna D’Angelo Chiarini. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Carapazza; infant son, John Carapazza; brother, Anthony Chiarini; and sisters, Vittoria Evangelista, Irene Deptola and Regina Plans.
She was of the Catholic faith. Nancy loved books, painting and drawing.
She is survived by children, Wayne Carapazza (Sharon), Gloria Carapazza (Brian) both of Otto, Tara-Lynn Alemayehu (Solomon) of Oldsmar, Florida, Joseph Carapazza (Dawn) of Otto, Anna Marie Kusch (Andy) and Nancy Wodraska (Chad) both of Franklin, sisters, Mafalda Smith of Selden, New York and Jean Avery of Augusta, Georgia; 13 grandchildren, Salvatore, Victor, Charlie, Nina, David, John, Arielle, Joseph, Vinny, Hannah, Frankie, Jayme and Anna-Rose; 10 great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass was held Thursday, June 9 at St. Francis Catholic Church. Father Tien Duong officiated. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.