October 24, 1929 ~ November 18, 2009
On November 18, 2009, Margaret Erin Caprio, at age 80, passed away in Torrance.
Born in Los Angeles on October 24, 1929, Margaret was a lifelong resident of the South Bay. She graduated from Redondo Union High School in 1947 and went on to have a very successful secretarial career. In 1955 she married Ralph Caprio. They purchased a home in the newly developed Southwood area of Torrance and started their family, to which Margaret was incredibly devoted for the rest of her life. Her greatest joys in life came from her family and friends, for which she felt incredibly blessed.
Margaret was preceded in death by her husband Ralph and their son Matthew. She is survived by sons, James and Andrew, both of Torrance, daughter Diane (Ted) Gasteyer, of Naperville, Illinois, and 2 grandchildren, Emily and Nathan Gasteyer.
A gathering celebrating Margaret's life will be held at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd. on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Prayer service will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery Holy Redeemer Chapel, 5835 W. Slauson Ave. Culver City CA, on Wednesday, November 25 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside service and interment will immediately follow.
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