Gloria J. Capicotto, 86, of Butler, went to go dance with her loving late husband Samuel, on Tuesday morning, August 14, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Hospice.
Born December 13, 1931 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Walter Reinhold and Annetta (Phillips) Reinhold.
Gloria was a founder and co-owner of Capco Paper Company and also Capicotto Concession Company, a food concession service that attended around 20 fairs and festivals in the Western Pennsylvania area each summer season for more than 40 years.
She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church in Butler, also the 55 alive club at St. Michael's, the Pennsylvania Showman Association and the Tri-State Country Music Association. She was an active bowler and had loved to dance, enjoyed her flowers, gardening, going to the casino, her dogs and mostly loved spending time with her family.
Surviving are her 4 daughters: Susan (James) Frawley, Denise (Randy) Bowser, Darlene (Richard) Trimbur and Maria (James) Marburger, all of Butler.
6 grandchildren: Chad Ruggles, Megan Bosko, Tyler Trimbur, Cory Trimbur, Jessica and Ashley Ikenberg.
1 great granddaughter, Harper Grace Bosko.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of nearly 65 years, Samuel J. Capicotto, Jr., whom she married October 25, 1952, he died September 26, 2017; 1 son, Michael J. Capicotto; 1 brother and 2 sisters.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, 432 Center Avenue, Butler. The Rev. Harry Bielewicz, Pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Michael's Cemetery, Butler.
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