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Velletta, Carlo

Carlo Velletta, passed away Friday morning, March 11, 2016 at the age of 75. Carlo was a 20 year retired veteran from the Army and Air National Guard Reserves. He retired from the NYPD, and moved his family to NM in 1983. He finished his career as a civil servant at Kirkland Air Force Base in 2000.

Carlo was preceded in death by his father, Salvatore Velletta, his older brother John Velletta of NY, and his wife of 47 years, Mary E. Velletta. He is survived by his mother, Brigit Velletta; and his younger brother Salvatore Velletta (wife-Terry) of NC and his sister-in-law Marie Velletta of NY. Carlo leaves behind five children, Carla Asmore (husband-Raymond), Colleen Sousa (husband-Joseph), Michael Velletta (wife-Leigh), James Velletta (wife-Melissa), and Maryellen. Carlo was also blessed with ten grandchildren, Victoria Tortorici (husband-Andrew), Jessica Poncho (husband Lucas), Raymond Asmore (fiancee Alonna Terrazas, Michele Asmore, Jennifer Velletta, James Velletta (fiancee-Ashley Romero), Michael Velletta, Julia Velletta (fiancee-Steven Burgin, Matthew Velletta, and Ariana Velletta; and lastly 18 great-grandchildren, Vivian, Tiffany and Andrew Tortorici, Alyson Bowman, Lucas and Makenna Poncho, Sonny Asmore, and Maci Burgin.

Services will be held on Wednesday, March 16th at Daniels family funeral services/Vista Verde Memorial Park, 4310 Sara Rd. SE., Rio Rancho, NM 87124. A short reception will follow at the residence of Carla Asmore.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Mar. 13, 2016
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