Carol Scalo (1926 - 2018)

  • "Glad to have crossed paths with Carol and her loving..."
  • "Will greatly miss my good friend, Carol."
    - Helen Guillen

Carol Scalo died on September 13, 2018 in Carmichael, CA, where she resided since 2008. She was born on September 21, 1926 in Lakewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Louis and Elizabeth (nee Barta) Marton. She had a brother Lee Marton, who predeceased her less than two years prior, just before his 91st birthday. Her father was born in Linz, Austria and immigrated to the United States at an early age. Her mother was born in Budapest, Hungary and immigrated to the United States as an adult in the early 1920's. A graduate of Central High School in Newark, New Jersey, Mrs. Scalo divided her early years between Newark, Highlands and Lakewood, New Jersey. She loved spending her summers with her family at the Jersey shore and appreciated the Ocean and seaside ambience her entire life. After World War II she met and married a naval War veteran, Carmen Catapano, to whom she remained married until 1971. They resided most of their married life in Springfield and Short Hills, New Jersey. She had four children with Mr. Catapano, Michael Catapano, a physician, Robert Catapano-Friedman, a lawyer, Diane Halliwell, a communications consultant and James Catapano, a Business Analyst. She devoted much of her life to helping her children develop and prosper and was extremely proud of all of them. Her Faith was also an important part of her life. In 1975 she married Joseph Scalo, with whom she remained married until his death in 2003. They resided most of their married life in Waldwick, New Jersey. In 2008 Mrs. Scalo moved to Carmichael, California. Mrs. Scalo is survived by all of her four children, her nine grandchildren, and nine great grand-children. Her family will greatly miss her loving, compassionate, faithful and generous nature.
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Sierra View Funeral Chapel
6201 Fair Oaks Boulevard
Carmichael, CA 95608
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Published in The Sacramento Bee on Sept. 15, 2018