Beloved Mother and Grandmother, 90
Mrs. Ophelia (nee Castellano) Carnicella, 90, of Verona, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at her home. Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Friday, June 26 from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The funeral will be conducted on Saturday, June 27 at 9:30 a.m. There will be a funeral mass celebrated at Holy Family Church, Nutley at 10:30 a.m. The entombment will be Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington.
Mrs. Carnicella was born in Teora, Avellino, Italy and emigrated to Newark in 1964. She then resided in Nutley for many years before moving to Verona three years ago. Mrs. Carnicella was a loving homemaker to her family.
She is survived by her beloved children Angela Marie Negron and her husband Gary, Paul Carnicella and his wife Celia, and Robert Carnicella and his wife Beth; her cherished grandchildren Garret, Ciara Marie, Brandon, Paul Giovanni, Brianna, Kaitlyn, and Ashley. She is also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Carnicella is predeceased by her husband Paul Carnicella, Sr. (2018), and her three brothers and four sisters.
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