Emma Cappuccitti (nee Castaldi)
1928 - 2019
It is with great sadness that the family of Emma Cappuccitti announce her passing on
September 6, 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. In1945 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 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 with.
Emma will be missed and lovingly remembered by her daughters Marina Ziccardi and Silvana
Mazzotta and son-in-laws 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 is pre-deceased 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 is pre-deceased by her brother-in-laws, 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 at 10am. Entombment to follow at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Whitby. To place an online condolence please visit www.armstrongfh.ca.