It is with great sadness that the family of Emma Cappuccitti announces her passing on September 6, 2019, at the age of 91.
Emma was born in Fornelli, Italy on February 15, 1928 to the late Domenico and Carmela Castaldi. She grew up in Fornelli with her two brothers and four sisters.
In 1945 she married her beloved husband Armando Cappuccitti and moved to Sora, Italy where she was welcomed by his large extended family.
In 1953 she settled in Oshawa, Ontario with her husband and two young daughters, where she lived a long, happy and fulfilling life.
She has now joined her dear husband Armando (1994) with whom she will be happy to be finally reunited.
Emma will be missed and lovingly remembered by her daughters Marina Ziccardi and Silvana Mazzotta and sons-in-law Mike and Joe. Adored Nonnina to her granddaughters Angela Bortolussi (Mike), Louise Mazzotta, Linda Bosnjak (Tom) and Jenny Ruddock and loving Nonni.
Nonni to great grandchildren Isaac, Ava, Isabella, Luca, Matteo and Christian.
Emma was predeceased by her brothers Vincenzo Castaldi (Maria) and Giuseppe Castaldi (Mariannina), and sisters Filomena Melocchi (Rocco), Maria Ruzzo (Giovanni), Erminia Castaldi and Seriana Mastroianni (Sante). She was predeceased by her brothers-in-law Giuseppe Cappuccitti ( Speranza) and Vincenzo Cappuccitti (Francesca) and sister-in-law Francesca Ambra (Antonio). She is survived by her brother-in-law Donato Cappuccitti and his wife Maria.
Emma was blessed with and will be missed by many wonderful nieces and nephews and many friends who were an active part of her life, especially in the last years when she needed them most.
Special thanks to her “family” at Hillsdale Terraces for their love and care through her last difficult years.
Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Monday September 9th from 4 - 8 pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday September 10th at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Oshawa at 10am. Entombment to follow at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Whitby.
To place an online condolence, please visit armstrongfh.ca.