Catherine Campanella Arecchi LaBarbera

LYNDHURST- Catherine Campanella Arecchi LaBarbera, 96, passed away peacefully at Holy Name Hospital, the same hospital where she worked as a volunteer many years ago after she had retired from Scholastic Magazines. She was the daughter of Giusto Campanella and Giustina [Favarò] Campanella, who had immigrated from Lercara Friddi, Sicily. Catherine was born in Jersey City and lived many years in North Bergen, Bergenfield and most recently Lyndhurst.

Mrs. Campanella Arecchi LaBarbera was predeceased by her husband Vincent Arecchi and her sister, Jane Melone. She is survived by her husband Joseph LaBarbera, her son Angelo Arecchi and daughter-in-law Kathleen of Hebron, New Hampshire, son Justin Arecchi and daughter-in-law Fiona of San Antonio, Texas, son Vincent Arecchi and daughter-in-law Carole of Long Valley, New Jersey, six grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.

The funeral will be Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 9 a.m. from the Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home, 425 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst. Funeral mass is at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends will be received Tuesday, 4-8 p.m.


Funeral Home

Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Homes, Inc.
425 Ridge Road Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
(201) 438-4664
Published in South Bergenite on Oct. 28, 2013