Carmela (nee Paparozzi), 96 of Lodi on June 21, 2014. Before retiring Carmela was a shipping clerk for U.S. Rubber Co., Passaic. She was a member of the Lodi Senior Citizens Club and the AARP. Predeceased by her parents Michael and Amelia Paparozzi. Beloved wife of 65 years to the late Marco "Russ". Devoted mother of Frank Triolo and wife Paula of Mahwah, and Arlene Mangano and husband Louis of Montville. Loving grandmother of Barbara, Kenneth and wife Anna, Diane and husband Jon, Eileen, Louis and wife Karen, Michael, Jessica, Joshua, and great-grandchildren Ashley, Kaitlyn, Nicholas, Marco and Isabella. Dearest sister of Lucille Esposito, the late Christine Pannuto, Frank, Nunzio, Michael and Vincent Paparozzi. Adored sister in law of Theresa and Edith Paparozzi, the late Joseph Esposito, Dan Pannuto and Lorelei Paparozzi. Treasured aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Tuesday 10 AM at Santangelo Funeral Home, 300 N. Main St., Lodi, then to Our Lady of Mt. Virgin R.C. Church, Garfield for an 11AM Funeral Mass. Entombment St. Mary's Cemetery. Visitation Monday 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Lodi Fire Dept., Hose Co. # 2 or to
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