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Edward Gilbert Carfagna

September 22, 1944 ~ September 1, 2020 (age 75)


Edward “Gilbert” Carfagna


Age 75, of Louisville, died Tuesday in St. Joseph Care Center following a brief illness. A life resident of the Canton area he was the son of the late: Felix and Mary (Carmello) Carfagna. He was a 1964 graduate of Central Catholic High School, served as a brother for the Society of the Precious Blood and retired from Protective Agency as security guard. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister, Canton Council 341, K of C and the Msgr. Graham Assembly 4th degree.  Gil is survived by his brothers: Msgr. Frank A. Carfagna pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Canton, Dominick Joseph Carfagna of Manhattan, NY; sister: Giovanna (Matt) Nicandro of Cape Coral, FL; nieces Tina Taylor, Nanette Friley and nephew: Richard Taylor. Mass of Christian burial will be Friday at 10:00 am in St. Joseph Catholic Church with his brother: Msgr. Frank A. Carfagna as celebrant. Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. Friends may call Thursday evening 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the Wackerly Funeral Home. Donations may be made in his name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. For those unable to attend services you may register on line at our: “On Line Registry Page” at


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September 3, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Wackerly Funeral Home
1375 Market Ave North
Canton, OH 44714

Mass of Christian Burial
September 4, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church Canton
2427 West Tuscarawas Street
Canton, OH 44708

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