CAPPELLETTI, Betty J,. 86, of St. Clairsville, OH, died Monday, February 10, 2014, at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, WV.

She was born April 23, 1927, in Bellaire, OH, a daughter of the late Basil and Louise Peroni Funari.

Betty was a retired employee of the former Stone & Thomas Store at the Ohio Valley Mall, and a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.

Betty was a 1945 graduate of Martins Ferry High School, and was for many years a small businesswoman, opening the Homeside Carryout as well as the St. Clair Party Center. Her family was the most important part of her life.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Primo Funari; three sisters, Wanetta McCleery, Della Trouten and Eva Gordon.

Surviving are her husband, Ben Cappelletti Sr.; two sons, Ben (Dana) Cappelletti Jr. of Mansfield, TX, Bill (Kelly) Cappelletti; two daughters, Beth (BZ) Pollock and Beverly (Chuck) Robinson, all of St. Clairsville; two sisters, Virginia Dezio of Wilmington, NC and Emma Reasbeck of Port Orange, FL; 11 grandchildren, Angela, Lucas and Shane Cappelletti, William and Bryant Cappelletti, Nolan, Justine and Dustin Rice, Alyssa, Lexie and Olivia Robinson; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, 204 West Main St., St. Clairsville, with a Vigil Service at 4 p.m.

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church with Fr. Thomas Chillog as celebrant. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Liza’s Place of Valley Hospice, 308 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.

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