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Carmela Vitale
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Obituary for Carmela Vitale

Carmela Vitale, age 90, of Hillsborough, NJ., died peacefully at RWJ Hospital on February 17th surrounded by her loving family and friends.

Carmela was born on May 29th 1927 in Vizzini, Italy, to parents Marianna and Giulio Angelo. She moved to the United States with her husband and family in 1970.

She is predeceased by her parents. Carmela is predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Biaggio. She is survived by her sons Sebastiano Vitali and his wife Giovanna of Brooklyn, NY, Angelo Vitale and wife Maddalena Vitale of Hillsborough, NJ and Paolo Vitale and his wife Colleen of Flemington, NJ; her six grandchildren, Melina Vitali Rubino, Gino Vitali and wife Linda, Maria Santa Vitali, Melanie Vitale, Gino Vitale and Gabrielle Vitale; five great grandchildren, Giovanna Rubino, Sebastian Rubino, Luca Rubino, Sebastiano Vitali and Ava Rose Vitali.

Carmela lived a life full of family, friends, laughter and fun. She loved working in the garden and making home-made sauce from the garden tomatoes. She was an avid knitter and seamstress as well as a reader of romance novels.

She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10am on Tuesday, February 20th, in the Mary Mother of God Church, 157 S. Triangle Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844. Entombment will follow at St. Bernard’s Cemetery, Bridgewater, NJ. Visiting for relatives and friends will be from 4-8 pm on Monday, February 19, 2018, in the Hillsborough Funeral Home, 796 US Hwy 206, Hillsborough, NJ 08844.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association or the ASPCA as she loved animals.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hillsborough Funeral Home

796 US Highway 206
Hillsborough, NJ 08844





10:00 AM
Mary Mother of God

157 S. Triangle Rd
Hillsborough, New Jersey 08844

Cemetery Details


St. Bernard Cemetery & Mausoleum

551 NJ-28
Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association


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