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Teodosia "Tina" (Chieffo) Capozzi

December 27, 1934 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 87)


Teodosia “Tina” (Chieffo) Capozzi, 87, of Plainville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 7, 2022. She was the beloved wife of Ezio Capozzi, Sr. and together they shared 61 loving years of marriage.

Tina was born in Bagnoli Irpino, Italy daughter to the late Joseph and Josephine (DiSabato) Chieffo. Tina was a devout Catholic and a member of the Saint Anthony Society. Her passions included knitting, cooking, and raising her family. She enjoyed being surrounded by family and friends, always welcoming company into her home with open arms and with great hospitality. The matriarch of her family, she will be missed deeply by all who were blessed to have known her or were lucky to have indulged in her delicious home cooked meals.

In addition to her husband of 61 years, Ezio, Tina is survived by her daughter, PJ Marcella, of New Canaan, her sons, Anthony Capozzi and Ezio Capozzi, Jr. and his wife, Susan Whalen, all of Plainville; her sister-in-law, Anna Chieffo, of Newington; her 3 grandchildren, Nina Capozzi, Joseph Capozzi and Johnny Marcella; her 2 step-grandchildren, Kylie and Kristen Whalen; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. She was predeceased by her sister, Rosalie Preziuso and her two brothers, Michael and Vincent Chieffo.

Family and friends are welcome to gather on Tuesday, April 12 from 4 to 7 PM at Plainville Funeral Home, 81 Broad St., Plainville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 13 at 10 AM at the Church of Saint Patrick, 110 Main St., Farmington. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Tina can be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, Northeast Regional Office, 65 High Ridge Road, Box 395, Stamford, CT 06905, or to Autism Families Connecticut, PO Box 370162, West Hartford, CT 06137, or to the Epilepsy Foundation of CT, 386 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457. For more information or to leave online expressions of sympathy, please visit

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April 12, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Plainville Funeral Home
81 Broad st
Plainville, CT 06062

Mass of Christian Burial
April 13, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Church
110 Main Street
Farmington, Connecticut 06032

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