Carmela M. Petosa
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AGE: 92 • Brick
Carmela M. Petosa, 92, of Brick, passed peacefully on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at her home. Born in Newark, she lived in Fanwood before moving to Brick in 1983. Carmela was a teacher for 35 years for the Franklin School in Union Twp., and worked for the last five years at St. Bartholomew School in Scotch Plains before retiring in 1983. She was a parishioner of the Church of the Visitation, Brick, a member of the Rosary Society, a Rosary Maker, participant in the Prayer Chain, Helping Hands, she crochet bandages for the Lepers' Hospital in Vietnam.
She is predeceased by her parents, Anthony Sr. & Theresa; and her brothers, Anthony Jr. & Pascale. She is survived by her beloved sister, Thelma P. Di Matteo of Brick; sisters-in-law, Constance Petosa of Scotch Plains, and Nancy Petosa of Annandale, VA, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, all who love her dearly.
Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at the Church of the Visitation, Brick, cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Church of the Visitation, 730 Lynnwood Ave., Brick. Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Road, Toms River, is in charge of arrangements. www.silvertonmemorial.com
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 19, 2014
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