Elma A. Scapelliti
Aug 18, 1922 - Jun 28, 2016
"God look around His garden And found an empty place. He then looked down upon the earth And saw your tired face. He put his arms around you And lifted you to rest. God's garden must be beautiful He always takes the best."
Obituary of Elma A. Scapelliti
Elma A. (nee Sacca) Scapelliti of Lockport, NY, entered into eternal rest peacefully while surrounded by family on June 28, 2016. Born on August 18, 1922 in Lockport, NY, Elma was the daughter of the late James and Susan Sacca.
Elma was a lifelong resident of Lockport, graduating from Lockport High School in 1940. She and her husband, the late Joseph A. Scapelliti, owned and operated Scapelliti's Clover Farm Market for decades. Their legacy of this family run small business continues to live on today and remains in the Scapelliti family.
Elma enjoyed life thoroughly. She especially loved spending time with her three children, seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and other family and friends. She also enjoyed knitting, watching movies and occasional trips to the casino.
Elma was predeceased by her husband, Joseph A. Scapelliti; and her brother, Jimmy Sacca. She is survived by her children, Jolene (Robert) Stephenson, Dominic (Sheila) Scapelliti and Suzanne (George) Provenzano. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Joelle (Dennis) Cain, Sara (Matt) Landrigan, Joseph (Laura) Scapelliti, Samuel (Amy) Scapelliti, James (Shannon) Scapelliti, Christina Provenzano and Georgina Provenzano; as well as her ten great-grandchildren; her sisters-in-law, Rose Cappola and Ann Sacca; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Provenzano Memorial Chapel, 70 Niagara at Transit St. (same locations as Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home) on Friday from 3-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at All Saints Parish Oratory, 391 Market St. on Saturday morning at 10 AM. (Please assemble at church.) Entombment Glenwood Mausoleum. Condolences may be offered below, and flowers may be purchased through The Flower Barn.