NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Carmela Di Capua, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on September 9, 2016. She was 78.
Carmela was born on January 7, 1938 in Bonefro, Italy to the late Giovanni and Santa (Giannotti) Colombo.
She worked for many years as a Seamstress for Imp Originals in New Rochelle and was a member of Amalgamated #169 and the ILGWU. She was predeceased by her husband Federico whom she married in 1955. He died on July 10, 1989.
She is survived by her 2 sons John (Christine) Di Capua and Antonio (Marcia) Di Capua; her 7 grandchildren: Claudia, Daniela, Luca, John, Julia, Christopher and Jennifer; her brother Giuseppe and her sisters Antonietta, Michelina, and Santa.
Visiting will be Saturday and Sunday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle, A funeral Mass is scheduled for Monday 10:30am at Blessed Sacrament Church. Entombment will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery.