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Carmella M. Monacelli

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Carmella M. Monacelli Obituary
Carmella M. Monacelli

AGE: 93 • Keyport

Carmella M. Monacelli, 93, of Little Egg Harbor, formerly of Keyport, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Seacrest Village in Little Egg Harbor. She was born Carmella M. Totaro on December 13, 1923 in Hoboken, where she was raised. On October 21, 1945, Carmella and her husband, Benny, were married and began their lives in Hoboken. In 1953, they moved to Union Beach to raise their family, and in 1992, settled in Keyport. While living in Union Beach, Carmella worked on the assembly line for Charles of the Ritz, a cosmetic company located in Holmdel.

She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Michelina (Iappica) Totaro, her beloved husband, Benny F. Monacelli, and her brother-in-law, Joseph Turso. Carmella is survived by her loving daughters, Jean Obert and her husband, Richard, of Hobe Sound, FL, and Michele Vigil and her husband, Clyde, of Little Egg Harbor, and her dear sisters, Jenny Turso and Fay Johnson. She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren, Jason Groome and his wife, Danielle, Nicole Blackburn and her husband, Scott, Rich Obert and his fiancé, Lauren, and Michael Obert and his wife, Charlotte, along with her adored great grandchildren, Ashleigh, Kaitlyn, Jason, Owen, Olivia, Chris, and Ryan, and her special great-great grandson, Kai. Carmella will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Monday, May 1st from 4 to 8 PM, and Tuesday, May 2nd from 8:45 to 9:30 AM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Hwy/Rt 35 N, Hazlet. A Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday, May 2nd, 10 AM at Holy Family R.C. Church, Union Beach. Interment, St. Joseph Cemetery, Keyport. In lieu of flowers, donations in loving memory of Carmella to the ,, would be greatly appreciated. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit,
Published in Asbury Park Press on May 1, 2017
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