In Loving Memory of Helena Caprio

September 28, 1930
Portland, ME
May 19, 2019
Wallingford, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


St. Thomas Acquinas Church

Mass of Christian Burial

1719 Post Road,
Fairfield CT 06824

Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:30am


All Saint's Cemetery

700 Middletown Avenue,
North Haven CT

May 23, 2019

Family Gathering


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Helena E. Caprio

Helena E. Caprio, age 88, of Wallingford, beloved wife of the late Anthony V. Caprio, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 after a brief illness. She found comfort in her faith and was active in her parish, Most Holy Trinity Church, Wallingford. Helena was a fan of the UCONN basketball teams and found joy in going out to the games to show her support. Helena may be most recognized for how devoted and loving she was to her family. Helena is survived by her daughter, Susan DeCarlo (Nick); her son, Michael Caprio (Terry); five grandchildren, Andrew, Peter, Katie, Ryan, and Kevin; and her brother Robert Ekowicki (Jean). She is predeceased by three siblings, Mary, Joan, and Richard. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 10:30am at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 1719 Post Road, Fairfield. Interment will immediately follow at All Saint’s Cemetery, 700 Middletown Avenue, North Haven. In lieu of flowers, the family asks to consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ( For more information or to sign an online register, please visit

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3 Guestbook Entries for Helena E. Caprio

  1. I met Mrs. Caprio once and she was delightful and so obviously proud of Mike! Keith and I hold the family in our thoughts and prayers. May peace be with you.

  2. So sorry for the loss of a beloved grandmother ( Nunya) to my boys and Andrew, Peter and Katie. She was one of a kind- present in everyone’s life, loving and giving of her time and words and sincere in every way. I’m sure that she and Tony are together in heaven right now, holding hands and praying and watching over all of us.

  3. My condolences to you Mike and your sister on your mother’ s passing. I know she and your dad were so very proud of you . She is at peace now. My sympathy to your entire family.