In Memory of




Obituary for Elaine F. Digati

Digati, Elaine F. (nee Ricciardelli) - October 28, 2022 - Beloved wife of the late Angelo C. "Andy" Digati. Loving mother of Mark (Margaret McWilliams), Michael (Lorie) Digati and Dianne (Michael) Jones. Cherished Grandma of Matthew (Liz Graves), Alexandra, Thomas (Ashley), Michael (fiancéé Stephanie), Brandon (Alicia), Ryan (Krystina), Emma and Max. Great grandmother of Angelo, Marco, Adelais, Emma Grace, Jayden, Ariana, Carter, Jessa Elaine, Bentley and Brayden. Dear sister of Michael (Joan Honsberger) Ricciardelli, Joanne (late Fred) Meli, Theodore J. (Christine) Ricciardelli Sr. and the late Marcella (John) Amico. Sister in law to Grace (late John) Provenzo. Survived by many nieces, nephews and family members and friends. While at home or at the cottage, Elaine enjoyed spending time in her garden, reading for hours and solving word search puzzles. You could find her at the Aquatic Center for water aerobics with her sister Joanne, followed by Tim Hortons for a coffee and donut. She volunteered weekly at Ladies of Charity, one of the many ways she gave back to others. She had a generous heart and beautiful smile. So many people loved and adored Elaine. She will be dearly missed. The family will receive friends at the C. Mertz and Son Funeral Home, Inc., 911 Englewood Ave. on Tuesday, November 1st from 4 to 7 PM. All are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at Coronation of The Blessed Virgin Mary Church (348 Dewitt St., Buffalo, NY 14213) on Wednesday, November 2nd at 9:30 AM. Please assemble at Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Elaine's memory to Ladies of Charity. Share condolences at