Grace (Blankenhorn) Carocciolo passed away on Wednesday, June 9,
2021. She was born on December 17, 1942 to the late Routh (Finley)
and Charles Blankenhorn in Albany. She graduated from
Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School and attended the University of
Buffalo for a year. Barbara returned to Albany and got engaged to
Anthony Carocciolo. She then attended Albany School of Business and
became a legal secretary. Barbara and Anthony got married on
October 14, 1962 and moved to Cairo, NY where they had their son,
Barbara and Anthony opened a variety of businesses, including Orange
Julius, two Scotto Pizza’s (one in Augusta and one in Atlanta), and
Baroni Pizza. Barbara was the president of all these restaurants.
Barbara will always be remembered by her family and friends as a
kind and loving person. Barbara was the rock and Anthony was the
A memorial Mass will be held at The Church of St. Patrick in
Ravena on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 10:00 AM.