Carmela Parello

Obituary of Carmela Parello

Carmela Parello, age 92, died on Thursday, July 24, 2003 at Overlook Hospital in Summit. Born in Caserta, Italy, she had lived in Basking Ridge for the past 10 years. Prior to her retirement in 1973, Mrs. Parello worked as a seamstress for International Garment Workers in Plainfield. She was a communicant of St. Marys Stony Hill Church in Watchung and had a talent for cooking. She is predeceased by her son, John R. Parello, who died in October in 2002. Surviving are one daughter, Christine Dimaio of South Plainfield; one daughter-in-law, Barbara Parello of Watchung; one brother, Alfred DeLorenzo of Forked River; two sisters, Eva Santangelo of Houston, TX, and Ida Militto of Piscataway; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 26th at 8:15 a.m. from Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Boulevard, Watchung, NJ 07069, followed by a 9:00 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Marys Stony Hill Church in Watchung. Entombment will follow at St. Marys Stony Hill Mausoleum. Visitation will be this evening from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Share Your Memory of