Robert Joseph (Bob) Capaldo, Sr.



Mr. Robert Joseph (Bob) Capaldo, Sr., 89, of Tiney Road, Ellenboro, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the Fairhaven Home of Forest City. A native of Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Alexander Capaldo and Mary Casaletto Capaldo. Bob formerly was the manager of Coward Shoes in New York and was a member of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Forest City, NC. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus where he was Past Grand Knight and Past District Deputy.

Survivors include his wife Marilyn Aurigema Capaldo, of the home; three sons, Robert Capaldo, Jr. and wife Denise of Ellenboro, NC, David Capaldo and wife Zully of New York and Eric Capaldo of New York. There are also seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

The funeral mass will be held 10 am Friday, June 2nd, at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church with Father Herbert Burke and Deacon Andy Cilone officiating. A rosary service will be held 6 pm Thursday, June 1st, in the Padgett & King Chapel with receiving of friends to follow from 7 to 8:30 at the mortuary. The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is serving the Capaldo family. An online guest registry is available at