Whitesburg KY

Services held for Frank C. Caizzi



Frank C. Caizzi, 88, died May 1 at the Veterans Home in Bristol, R.I.

He was the husband of Margaret Vaccaro Caizzi, his wife of 69 years.

A son of the late Gaetano and Maria Ruggieri Caizzi, he was an employee of Fulflex, Inc. for 37 years and worked as a research lab technician. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the 76th Infantry Division, and a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. He was a past president of the former Holy Name Society.

Caizzi was also a member of the RI Rubber Club, the American Society for Quality Control, the Fulflex Bowling League and the Senior Bowling League, and the Sons of Italy, Leonardo da Vinci Lodge.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a son Frank Cazzi Jr. and wife Patricia, of Bristol; a daughter, Dr. Kathleen Caizzi and companion Dr. John Pellegrini, of Whitesburg; three grandchildren, David Caizzi and wife Susan; Debra Messenger and husband James; and Carolyn Caizzi; and four great-grandchildren, Michael and Alex Caizzi and Lucy and Harry Messenger.

He was the brother of the late Catherine Parella, Rose Andrade, Lena Johnson, Florence Moniz, Angelina St. Angelo, and Ernest, Thomas, Ralph and Anthony Caizzi.

Funeral services were held May 4 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Burial was in North Burial Ground.

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