Margaret Bridget Caprio Baxavanes, 92, of New Haven passed away peacefully on Friday, April 22, 2016 at Yale New Haven Hospital/ St. Raphael campus. She was the beloved wife of the late Christopher Baxavanes, Sr.  Margaret was born in New Haven on June 10, 1923;  daughter of the late Antonio and Antoinette Strianese Caprio.  Margaret worked for the Seton Name Plate Company as an office worker for many years until her retirement. Loving mother of Barbara (Richard) Gettings, Donna (Jay) Elkin, Deborah(George)  Ellice and Christopher Baxavanes, Jr.  Loving Grandmother of Melissa Scherer, Richard (Kim) Gettings, Jr., Rebecca (Alim) Ipek, Jessica Elkin, Shane (Jessica) Gettings, Courtney and David Ellice. Sister-in-law of Irene Zahariades. Also survived by four great-granddaughters. Predeceased by a son-in-law George Ellice and a sister Antoinette Caprio.     

Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Thursday morning, April 28th at 9:15. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Aeden's Church, 112 Fountain Street, New Haven at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in the Beaverdale Memorial Park. The visiting hours will be Wednesday, April 27th from 5 to 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 200 Executive Blvd., Suite 4-B, Southington, CT 06489.