Simone Cautela

#265, (18 February 1922 - 28 April 2006)


Ida Maria Puglielli b. 1922, d. 2009
Children 1.Sebastiano Cautela
 2.Antonio Cautela
Birth*18 February 1922He was born on 18 February 1922 at Cleveland, Ohio.1 
circa 1939He lived circa 1939 at ItalyG; served in Italian army in WW II. 
Marriage*between 1943 and 1944He married Ida Maria Puglielli between 1943 and 1944. 
7 June 1948He traveled on 7 June 1948 from Naples, Italy, on the S.S. Marine Perch to New York, New York.2 
after June 1948He lived after June 1948 at Columbus, Franklin Co., OhioG; regained citizenship before a judge. 
Death*28 April 2006He died on 28 April 2006 at Franklin Co., OhioG, at age 84.3,4 
Obituarycirca 30 April 2006Obituary for Simone Cautela was published circa 30 April 2006.5 
Burial*3 May 2006He was buried on 3 May 2006 at Resurrection Cemetery, Lewis Center, Ohio.5 


  1. [S37] Ohio Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics Certificate of Death, summary on
  2. [S1033] Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957; Microfilm Publication T715, 8892 rolls; (Washington, D.C.: National Archives), roll 7617, img. 44/914; S.S. Marine Perch, sailing from Naples, Italy, 7 Jun 1948; arr. N.Y., N.Y., 19 Jun 1948, line 13; Simone Cautela, age 26, laborer, b. Cleveland, OH, last res. Gratala [sic], Italy; rel. [no name], Pratola Peligna, Piazza Mad. della Libera; final destination Columbus, OH, Mr. Di Loreto, 139 Warren St.; last res. in U.S. 1922-1927.
  3. [S401] Ohio Deaths 1908-1932, 1938-2007, online, summary of certificate 34474, age 84.
  4. [S127] Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio. Hereinafter cited as Columbus Dispatch.
  5. [S128] Memorial, John Quint Funeral Home, Columbus, Ohio, Simone Cautela Sr.(Sam), age 84, went to be with the Lord Friday, April 28, peacefully surrounded by his family at home. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on February 18, 1922. Simone was co-owner of Cautela Brothers Construction Company for over 30 years. A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to so many. Survived by beloved wife of 62 years, Ida Maria, children Felicia(Royall) Smithey, Dina, Ezio, Simone Jr.(Debbie), Carlo(Tammy) and Annetta(Chris) Damsel; grandchildren Matthew, Renee, Annie, Jennifer, Teresa, Anthony, Lizzie, Amanda, Simone, Dylan, and 5 great-grandchildren; brothers Colombo (Giulia) Cautela, Gino(Italia) and Quintino, sisters Rosa Vitullo,Sestina Carducci, Leontina Presutti, brother-in-law Pat Colatruglio and sister-in-law, Ornalla Cautela and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by parents Sebastiano and Felicia, infant sons Sebastiano and Anthony, sister Elena Colatruglio and brother Ottavio. Friends may call TUESDAY, May 2nd, 2006 at the JOHN QUINT TREBONI FUNERAL HOME, 1177 W. 5th Avenue, from 4:00-8:00pm. Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006 at Resurrection Cemetery Chapel, 9517 North High Street, Lewis Center, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may contribute in memory of Simone to the Home Reach Hospice of Columbus 3724-G Olentangy River Road Columbus, Ohio 43214. Condolences may be sent via