Carmela M. Charmella, Age 93, passed away at home January 4, 2012. She was born in Wilmington, Delaware July 1, 1918 to Gennaro and Lucia (Salicone) Carucci. She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years Eugene J. Charmella who died in 1991.
Carmela is survived by her daughter Jean Charmella with whom she made her home. She is also survived by her nephews Dr. Alphonso Ciarlo (Shirley), Vincent Ciarlo (Ginny), Thomas Carucci (Phyllis) and her nieces Philomena Payton (Francis), Lucille Miller, Mena Ciarlo, and Joanne Ferrante (Joseph).
She was predeceased by her stepfather Angelo Alfieri, her sisters Catherine Ciarlo and Angeline Lambise, her brother Dominick Carucci, a nephew James Ciarlo and a niece Anne Marie Lano.
She was a lifelong member of St. Anthony of Padua Church.
The family would like to thank Dr. Ciarlo, Dr. Furey, and visiting nurses association for their special care during her illness.
Services and Burial will be private