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Ronald "Cappy" Cappelletti

August 8, 1935 ~ June 20, 2018 (age 82)

Ronald R. Capelletti "Cappy," 82, of Jersey City and formerly of Cliffside Park, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. 

Affectionately known as Cappy, he was the owner of L & S Machine Company in Guttenberg, NJ.  He also proudly served in the U.S. Army.  Cappy loved family gatherings especially spending time with his 7 grandchildren and will be greatly missed.

Ronald was the beloved husband of 56 years to Eileen (nee Mercante); devoted father of Maria Portas, Lisa Silcox & husband John, Angela Ciraco & husband Nick; loving grandfather of Lauren & her fiance Kyle Fernandes, Matthew Portas, Alyssa Togneri & husband Brandon, Christopher Silcox, Nicholas, Andrew and Gabriella Ciraco; dear brother-in-law of John & Gina Mercante.

Visitation is on Friday, June 22, 2018, 2:00pm to 7:00pm at RIOTTO FUNERAL HOME & Cremation Company, 3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07306.  Funeral will begin on Saturday, June 23, 2018, 9:30am at the funeral home.  Funeral Mass will follow 10:30am at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Jersey City.  Interment will take place at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Tenafly.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association (

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American Lung Association

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