Roberta L. Caldropoli, age 82, of Matamoras, Pennsylvania and formerly of Sparrowbush, NY passed away October 29, 2020, at her home with her family by her side.
She was born on July 7, 1938, in the Bronx, New York. She was also a long-time resident of Yonkers, New York, where she raised her family and was involved in the CYO Program. Roberta was one of the founders of the CYO Kitchen cooking up her infamous meatballs that were sold at the CYO basketball games.
She is the daughter of the late Nicola and Caroline Federico Cacchione. She was a faithful member of St. Mary’s R.C. Church in Port Jervis. Roberta married Richard R. Caldropoli who survives at home, with their loving dog Ginger. She is also survived by her two daughters, Carol Ann Chach and her husband Greg of Mahopac, NY, Nicole O’Connor and her companion Jonathan Laguna of Milford, PA., her three sons, Richard Caldropoli and his wife Antonietta DiLella of Tarrytown, NY, Joseph Caldropoli and his wife Caroline of Leland, NC, Louis Caldropoli and his wife Lina of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, her beloved 13 grandchildren; Christopher and his wife Rebecca, Anthony, Mark, Julia, Rebecca, Jonathan, Danielle, Stephanie, Ericka, Orlando and his wife Sherry, Nadine and her husband Matthew, Louis II, Isabella, her beloved 7 great grandchildren; Aubrey, Ryan, Teagan, Caelan, Maddox, Mia and Mason, several nieces and nephews. Roberta was predeceased by her brother Daniel Cacchione, and her sister Ceceilia Ferrara. Visitation was held 2-5 PM, Monday, November 2, 2020, at the Knight- Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 AM, Tuesday, November 3, at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Port Jervis, NY. Rev. Matthew Newcomb will be the celebrant. Interment will follow at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 46 Ball St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 or visit www.stmarysportjervis.com or to the American Heart Association, PO Box, 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005. www.heart.org. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St, Port Jervis, NY, For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com.