Louise E. Gardella
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AGE: 90 • Vineland
Louise E. Gardella (nee Pio), 90, of Vineland, NJ passed away on Sunday August 3, 2014 in the Cooper Hospital U.M.C., Camden, NJ after being seriously ill the past month. Mrs. Gardella was born & raised in Philadelphia and had resided in Vineland for the past 60 yrs. She was the daughter of the late Filomena (Bongiovanni) & Angelo Pio. Louise was predeceased by her son Paul R. Gardella, Jr. as well as her brothers Richard & John Pio. Before retiring, Louise was employed as a secretary and bookkeeper for Zip's Express. She had previously been employed at PDS Trucking Co, Teleprompter Cable Co & Oak Mfg. Co. She was a longtime member of the Christ the Good Shepherd Parish, Vineland. Louise along with her husband were longtime volunteers with the Bishop McCarthy Residence Auxiliary. While at home, Louise enjoyed watching her favorite shows Jeopardy & Wheel of Fortune as well as completing her crossword puzzles. She is survived by her husband of over 60 1/2 yrs.; Paul R. Gardella, Sr.; daughter, Denise & husband Jim Brown, TN; son, Joseph & wife Janet Gardella, CT; daughter-in-law, Joyce Gardella, VA; 6 grandchildren & 4 great-grandchildren. Relatives & friends will be received on Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Pancoast Funeral Home, 676 S. Main Rd., Vineland, NJ. Her funeral liturgy will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Thursday in the Christ the Good Shepherd Parish-Church of Sacred Heart, 1010 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, NJ with burial to follow in the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Bishop McCarthy Residence Aux., P.O. Box 337, Vineland, NJ 08362. To e-mail condolences & or tributes, please visit www.pancoastfuneralhome.com.
Pancoast Funeral Home
676 S Main Rd Vineland, NJ 08360
Published in The Daily Journal on Aug. 5, 2014