Carmela Rose Lucido
Carmela Rose Lucido age 87, passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at her home at Villa Serra in Salinas. Carmela was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Tom Lucido, parents Erasimo and Mary Aiello, sister and brother-in-law Anne and Mickey Russo, brothers Neno and Ray Aiello, sister-in-law Annamarie Aiello, and brothers-in-law Byron Perkins and Jake Polk.
Left to honor Carmela and remember her love, are her four children and their spouses, Tom and Colleen Lucido, Rosemary (Lucido) and Brad Tarp, John and Diane Lucido, and Jim and Janet Lucido; Nana to ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; sister Frances and Mel Albert, brothers Gus Aiello, Joe and Francine Aiello, Vince and Donna Aiello, sisters-in-law Marlene Aiello, Jill Aiello, and Dolly Perkins; Auntie Carmie to many nieces and nephews; and her friend Elizabeth whom she loved so much.
Carmela loved life and her family and was hesitant to leave this world, but at Jesus' urging she is now on a journey of a lifetime. "In God's time." Mom, we will miss you and it will be a joyous celebration when we are with you again.
We would like to thank the caregivers and staff at Villa Serra for their loving care of our dear Mother, Carmela. Our sincere thank you to the VNA & Hospice Family and Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital staff for their outstanding care. You are all truly special people!
Mass will be celebrated Thursday, January 3, 2013, 10:30am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Spreckels.
Funeral Arrangements made by Struve and Laporte Funeral Home
Online condolences to www.struveandlaporte.com