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Carmela Giunta Obituary
Carmela "Millie" Giunta, 91, of Nazareth, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Alexandria Manor, of Nazareth. She was the loving wife of the late Christoforo Giunta, who passed away in 1960. Carmela was born on August 10, 1926 in Mazzarino, Sicily. She was the daughter of the late Raffaele and Angela (Mangiavillano) Lidestri. Carmela's passion in life was her Family. She prided herself in being a Mother above anything else. She often said what gave her most pleasure in life was making meals, crocheting, sewing and surrounding herself with those she loved. Carmela was a devout member of Sacred Heart Parish, of Bath. She looked forward to making pierogies for the annual Parish Picnic. She is survived by daughters, Gina Sharer and husband Gary, of Palmer Twp., Maria Keller and husband Earl, of Nazareth. Son, Eugene "Geno" Giunta and companion Terrie Rauch, of Schnecksville. Sister, Maria Stella Ricci and husband Diodoro, of Breinigsville. Brother-in-law, Eugene Giunta Jr. Sister-in-law, Giovanna Lidestri. Grandchildren, Jason Sharer and wife Bridget, Megan Sharer, Brenna Kern and husband Andrew. Great-grandchildren, Aidan, Christian & Zachary Sharer and Nora Kern. Many nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by daughter, Angelina Giunta, brothers, Gino, Angelo, Francesco, Vincenzo and Giacinto Lidestri. Services will be Friday, May 18, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the Joseph F. Reichel Funeral Home Inc., 220 Washington Park, Nazareth PA 18064. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Sacred Heart Parish, 210 E. Northampton St., Bath, PA 18014. Burial in St. Anthony's Cemetery, of Easton. Calling hour will be Friday from 9:00-10:00 AM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nazareth Food Bank, 529 S. Main St., Nazareth, PA 18064, or to Family Pillars Hospice, 3910 Adler Pl., Bethlehem, PA 18017, in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be offered at www.jfreichelfuneralhome.com.
Published in Morning Call on May 16, 2018
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