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Anthony Frank Cararo, 82, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2017, surrounded by family at home in Ashtabula, Ohio. He was born on March 25, 1935, in Brooklyn, New York to Frank and Mary Iannicco Cararo. Anthony grew up in Ashtabula and graduated from Ashtabula High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He worked for the New York Central Railroad and for Reliance Electric.
Anthony married Barbara Nardi in 1957 in Ashtabula, They were married 60 years. He was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish, he enjoyed golf and card playing. Anthony was a member of the East Ashtabula Club and the VFW.
Survivors include his spouse, Barbara; daughter, Sandra Cararo of Charlottesville, VA.; sons, Mark (Kelly) Cararo of Gahanna, Ohio, and Steven (Melissa) Cararo of Geneva; grandchildren Christopher and Anthony Barcomb of Charlottesville, VA., Dakota, Cheyenne and Dalton Cararo of Gahanna,. and Nicholas, Noah, Seth and Sara Cararo of Geneva; great-granddaughter Angelina; sister, Lucille (Roland) DelPrince; and brother, Thomas (Mary) Duff.
He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Cararo; mother, Mary (Cararo) Duff; step-father, William Duff; and brother, William Duff III.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, July 10, at Noon in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, with Father David Bridling officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted. Visitation will be on Monday morning from 10 to 11:30 A.M. in Guerriero Funeral Home, 1550 West 19th St., in Ashtabula. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the family for them to give to the organization of their choice. Condolences can be made at guerrierofuneralhome.com.
Published on July 7, 2017
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