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Lena M. (Cavucci) Thomas

June 3, 1951 ~ February 12, 2020 (age 68)

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Youngstown – Lena M. Thomas, 68, of Youngstown, peacefully passed away on Wednesday evening, February 12, 2020 with her loving family by her side. 

Lena will always be remembered and loved by her family and friends for her sense of humor, her generosity and caring personality.  

She was born June 3, 1951 in Youngstown, the daughter of Andrew and Ann Jule (Caspary) Cavucci and grew up on the Southside of Youngstown.

Lena was a 1969 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School and was a member of St. Dominic Church. 

Besides being a homemaker, Lena was employed for over 35 years at General Electric as a shift leader and retired in 2006.

Lena had many passions throughout her life. She was proud of her Italian heritage and enjoyed keeping all the traditions alive for the holidays. Her family will miss all her excellent cooking and baking and how she was always there when you needed her. Lena also loved her dogs and spending time with her nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Lena leaves behind to hold onto her precious memories her husband Patrick J. Thomas whom she married February 19, 1972 at St. Patrick Church, Youngstown, her brother Angelo (Geri) Cavucci of Youngstown,  three sisters Suzanne (Mark) Reader, and Andrea (Mark Stovall) Polombi both of Boardman and Lisa (Anthony) DiBenedetto of Poland, a brother-in-law Joseph (Tina) Thomas of Youngstown and a sister-in-law Mary H. (Jose’) Guevara of Florida along with many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.  

Besides her parents Lena was preceded in death by her father and mother-in-law Patsy J. (Lucille) Thomas and a sister-in-law Rebecca York.  

There will be a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10:30 am at St. Dominic Church, Youngstown, with V. Rev. Vincent DeLucia O.P. officiating.

Family and friends may pay their respects on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 9:30 am until 10:20 am at St. Dominic Church, 77 E. Lucius Ave., Youngstown.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4221 Market St., Boardman.   

In lieu of flowers material contributions may be made in Lena’s name to Hospice of The Valley, 5190 Market St. Boardman, Ohio 44512.

Family and friends may visit www.rossisantuccifh.com. to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to Lena’s family.


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February 22, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:20 AM
St, Dominic Church
77 E. Lucius Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44507

Mass of Christian Burial
February 22, 2020

10:30 AM
St, Dominic Church
77 E. Lucius Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44507


Hospice of The Valley
5190 Market St., Boardman OH 44512

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