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Elma Marie Capriotti, 84, Eastchester Resident

Elma Marie Capriotti
Elma Marie Capriotti Photo Credit: Deborah Burnley

EASTCHESTER, N.Y. — Eastchester resident Elma Marie Capriotti died Friday, May 13. She was 84.

Capriotti worked for many years in her family-owned business, Petruccelli Grocery Store, and later Caps Corner Deli, both in Eastchester.

Capriotti is survived by her daughter, Claudia Romano and her husband Nicholas; her son, Martin Capriotti Jr. and his wife Lucia; and her son, Paul Capriotti and his wife Anna. She also is survived by her six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and her brother, Rudolph Petruccelli.

Capriotti was predeceased by her husband, Martin; her brothers, Vincent and Armondo Petruccelli; and her parents, Frank and Antonetta DiNardo Petruccelli.

Family and friends may visit from 4-8 p.m.  Tuesday at the Edwin L. Bennett Funeral Homes, 824 Scarsdale Ave., Scarsdale.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 8 Carman Road, Scarsdale.

Interment will follow in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne.

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