Elaine Saporite

Elaine Saporite

December 16, 1927 - April 16, 2015

Elaine Saporite

December 16, 1927 - April 16, 2015


Elaine R. Saporite

Elaine R. (DeDominicis) Saporite, 87 of Sunny Lane, Torrington died Thursday, April 16, 2015 after a heart attack. She had just completed a round of golf with her daughter Carolyn and son-in-law Bob in Lake Forrest, California.

She was the wife of the late Rudolph J. Saporite. Elaine was born December 16, 1927 in the family home on Clarence Street. She was the youngest of nine children born to Antonio DeDominicis and Giaela (Inforzato) DeDominicis.

Elaine graduated Torrington High School in 1944 and went to work for the U.S. Enlistment office in Washington D.C. Then graduated the Mandl School for Medical Assistants in 1947. That same year, she married Rudy. Elaine worked in medical offices for the next 40 years including for Doctors Smith, Buckley, and Walker and for Torrington Radiology. She and Rudy retired to Florida and then California. After Rudy’s passing she returned to Torrington and worked in the office of Cardiovascular Medicine Associates until she was 80.

She was a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Church. She enjoyed golfing and playing tennis. Elaine’s housekeeping skills were legendary.

Elaine was predeceased by her husband, Rudolph J. Saporite (1997) and son, Rudolph J. Saporite Jr. (2009). Also, 8 siblings Mary DeAngelis, Tranquil DeDominicis, Alice Bronzi, rose DiPippo, Willie DeDominicis, Annette Gura, Nancy Garnsey, and Edith Manack. She is survived by four daughters and son-in-laws, Valerie and David Hutchinson of Torrington, Carolyn and Robert Signorile of San Clemente, CA, Joan and Michael Nickerson of Meriden, CT, Christine and Joseph Melchione of Manhasset, N.Y. and daughter-in-law Michelle Saporite of Hopewell Junction, N.Y. She also leaves 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

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