Concetta Immaculata (Buffone) Carfora

August 3, 1933 ~ February 23, 2019 (age 85)

Leetonia- Concetta I. Carfora, age 85, of Leetonia, died on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center.

She was born on August 3, 1933 in Steubenville, OH, the daughter of the late Albert and Carolina Arcurri Buffone.

Although born in Ohio, Concetta was raised in Italy and moved back to Steubenville in the 1950’s before moving to Leetonia a few years later.  She was an active member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Leetonia and enjoyed cooking.  Mostly she enjoyed spending time with her beloved grandchildren.

Her husband, Francesco “Frank” Carfora, whom she married on September 19, 1964, preceded her in death on February 24, 2004.

She is survived by her daughter, Caroline and son-in-law, Danny Ferry of Leetonia; four grandchildren, Trent, Roman, Taran and Marco Ferry all of Leetonia, and by two brothers, John (Donna) Buffone of Leetonia and Frank Buffone of East Palestine.  Also surviving are several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 5:00p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home, Leetonia.

Prayers will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father Robert Edwards officiating.

Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Leetonia.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church, 167 Main St., Leetonia, OH. 44431

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St. Patrick Catholic Church
167 Main St., Leetonia OH 44431

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