Laura Callela

  • "John,Pam and Family, Laura has been coming to our..."
    - Jim McILwee
  • "Laura's family, I'm so sorry for your loss. Laura was a..."
    - Judy McILwee
  • "Liz and Ralph, Sincere Condolences to the Family. God..."
    - Mary Theresa Ruddy
  • "Sorry for the loss."
    - Bryan McCracken

Laura Callela, 89, of Scranton, passed away Friday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, surrounded by family.

Born in Scranton, the daughter of the late Dominick and Florence Camardella, she worked as a seamstress for many years as well as with the Scranton school lunch program. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She had a passion for life. She enjoyed activities such as drawing, the movies, outings on the town with friends and trips to the casino. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Surviving are two children: son, Ralph Jr. and wife, Elizabeth Callela; and daughter, Laura Lee Hetherington and husband, Colin; grandchildren, Alyssa, Ralph III, Dominick Callela and Shelby Grover; brother, John Camardella; and sisters, Gloria Gaffney, Marie Olejnik; nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her very dear and best friend of 50-plus years, Carol Domas.

Laura was also preceded in death by a brother, Tony Camardella.

The family would like to thank the health care professionals that cared for her, especially Hospice of the Sacred Heart.

The funeral will be Thursday with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Mary, Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary Church 316 William St., Scranton. Burial will take place in Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. All those attending the funeral are asked to go directly to church.

Friends may call Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Savino Traditional Funerals & Cremation Care, Carl J. Savino Jr., supervisor, 157 S. Main Ave., Scranton.
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Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 12, 2019
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