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In Memory of

Elaine Joyce CAPRIO

October 4, 1941 - April 8, 2016

Obituary


Elaine Bennett Caprio was born in South Dakota in 1941 to Donald and Erma Bennett. Elaine was an only child, who grew up on a farm and attended a one-room schoolhouse. In 1961, Elaine married Jack Caprio in South Dakota, while Jack was stationed at Ellsworth AFB in Rapid City.
In 1963 after Jack completed his years in the Air Force they decided to move to California to start their family. They had four children: Michael (deceased), Cindy, John, and Lynne. After moving to California, they opened up two dry cleaning businesses. Elaine worked...

Elaine Bennett Caprio was born in South Dakota in 1941 to Donald and Erma Bennett. Elaine was an only child, who grew up on a farm and attended a one-room schoolhouse. In 1961, Elaine married Jack Caprio in South Dakota, while Jack was stationed at Ellsworth AFB in Rapid City.
In 1963 after Jack completed his years in the Air Force they decided to move to California to start their family. They had four children: Michael (deceased), Cindy, John, and Lynne. After moving to California, they opened up two dry cleaning businesses. Elaine worked for Chevron for more than 20 years. Two years before Elaine retired, they purchased Orwood Resort Marina in 1994. All three children and her granddaughter, to this day, continue to work the family business.
Elaine loved being around her family as they were her number one priority. She also enjoyed reading, cooking, gardening and going on family trips.
During her 54 year marriage to Jack, she has been blessed with five grandchildren: Alyssa (26) Joseph (17) Scotty (10) and Michael (8) and Alex (deceased).