Flora Marie Cafaro passed from this life as a result of an accidental fire in her Brookfield residence on Nov. 17, 2016. She was a devoted mother, a successful business person and a woman of enormous generosity. The daughter of William M. and Alyce Cafaro, she was a graduate of Youngstown¹s Ursuline High School. From an early age, she participated in the shopping center development business her father founded in 1949. She eventually rose to the position of Vice President and Assistant Treasurer of the Cafaro Company. Friends and community leaders remember Ms. Cafaro most for her compassionate nature and life of philanthropy. At the time of her death she was a Trustee of the Cafaro Family Foundation, which has donated more than $12 million to a variety of charitable causes since 1996. As a Trustee, she led the effort to donate $100,000 to the OH Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children¹s Center for Science and Technology. Prior to that, she was a Trustee of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Youngstown, as well as a benefactor of the Easter Seals Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties, a supporter of Hospice of the Valley, the Youngstown Symphony, the American Cancer Society, the Oblate Sisters of Villa Maria and many other causes. For more than 20 years, she served on the Board of Trustees for The Cleveland Clinic. She is survived by her sons, Jon Cafaro-Ferraro and William Cafaro-Ferraro; brothers Anthony (Phyllis) Cafaro Sr. and John J. (Janet) Cafaro; her former husband, John C. Ferraro; as well as many nieces and nephews.