Obituaries » Anthony Mark “ToeKnee” Caporelli
May 23, 1954 - January 30, 2019
Anthony Mark “ToeKnee” Caporelli, Orlando, FL, died peacefully at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born on May 23rd, 1954, in Scranton, he was the son of the late Anthony and Matilda Cimino Caporelli. He grew up in North Scranton and attended Scranton Public Schools. He entered the Air Force in 1974, where he was a computer/electronics technician and after being discharged he settled in Orlando. He earned degrees from Valencia Community College and the University of Central Florida and enjoyed his many years as a computer controls engineer at the theme parks in central Florida. In 2003 he made a life changing decision to return to Scranton to care for his father and mother. He lovingly served the needs of his parents for many years. Everyone around him acknowledged and was grateful for his many special gifts. ToeKnee’s passions included lifelong learning, completing a job to the best of his ability, connecting with people through comedy and laughter, and helping everyone with whatever he or she needed. He was a man of all trades, talents and abilities. He leaves many friends in Central Florida and Scranton, and will be sorely missed. He is survived by two sisters, AnnMarie Parry (Richard), Morton, PA, Nancy Mattioli, Scranton; two brothers; Lawrence and John, Orlando, aunts, an uncle, nieces, nephews and cousins. Anthony was also preceded in death by his brother in law, Charles Mattioli. A Celebration of Life is planned for May 18, 2019 in Scranton. Arrangements under the care of the Edward J. Chomko Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 262 Railroad Avenue, West Scranton. Condolences may be shared on the funeral home web site.