October 5, 1925 – October 24, 2019
Elsie Schweikert, 94, of Union City, NJ, passed away on October 24th, 2019. She was the wife of the late Vincent Schweikert. They shared 50 years of marriage together. Born in Union City on 5th St., she moved to 15th St when she was married. Elsie was the daughter of Vincenzo and Anna Martocci. She graduated from Emerson High School and briefly worked at a box factory. She was a member of St. Josephs Church in Union City. Elsie enjoyed making her ceramics and sharing them with all of her family. She loved cooking, baking, and spending time with her loved ones. Elsie will be remembered as the Matriarch of our family, her amazing food, holding onto family traditions such as her lamb cake, pizza gaina, and crostoli as well as other Italian foods. Elsie is survived by her nephew Richard Martocci and his late wife JoAnn Martocci, James Martocci and wife Joanne Martocci along with many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
- Visitation Sunday, October 27, 2019
- Funeral Mass Monday, October 28, 2019
- Funeral Cemetery Monday, October 28, 2019