Carmela Giammanco

Carmela Giammanco (Sclafani)

Saturday, December 4th, 1926 - Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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GIAMMANCO, Carmela (nee Sclafani), age 92, of Garfield, entered into eternal life on December 26, 2018. Born in Bolognetta, Sicily-Italy, she lived there for 38 years emigrating to the United States in 1964 settling in Garfield 54 years ago. Carmela was a talented seamstress for 35 years retiring in 1993 from Garfield Sportswear, Garfield, she was a member of the I.L.G.W.U. - Passaic Local, and she was a parishioner of Mt. Virgin Church, Garfield belonging to the Rosary Society and the Padre Pio Prayer Group. She is predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Angelo in 1996, her son-in-law, Sefer Sabani in 1992, and her siblings, Anthony Sclafani, Maria Bordonaro, Filippa Sclafani, and Michelangelo D’Ai. She is survived by two devoted children, Maria Sabani, and Joseph Giammanco and wife Leonarda, four loving grandchildren, Sylvia Greenhalgh and husband Danny, Amy Sabani-Manganiotis and husband Johnny, Angelo Giammanco and wife Alicia, and Carlo Giammanco and wife Lauren, two cherished great-grandchildren, Giannamarie and Angelina Greenhalgh, and her beloved, Blanco. Visiting Sunday 3 to 7 pm. The funeral is Monday, December 31, 2018, arriving at the Aloia Funeral Home at 9 am followed by a 10 am mass at Our Lady of Mount Virgin Church, Garfield. Entombment St. Nicholas Cemetery, Lodi. The Giammanco family is in the care of the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077). Condolences/Directions visit
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 30th, 2018 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Sunday, December 30th, 2018 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Aloia Funeral Home
    180 Harrison Avenue
    GARFIELD, NJ 07026
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  • Service

    Monday, December 31st, 2018 | 10:00am
    Monday, December 31st, 2018 10:00am
    Our Lady of Mount Virgin R.C. Church
    188 MacArthur Avenue
    GARFIELD, NJ 07026
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  • Interment

    St. Nicholas Cemetery - Lodi
    2 Terrace Avenue
    LODI, NJ 07644
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Posted at 08:26am
I’m so sorry for the loss of your Mother I have always found comfort in Gods word when dealing with the loss of a loved one John 5:28;29 Jesus promise of a resurrection and seeing them again gives us much comfort.I hope these thoughts bring some relief to your family. The Bible’s promise at Revelation 21:3;4 of no more pain, suffering and death will soon be here . Sincerely. Sharon

Posted at 05:19pm
Joe , lee and family
So sorry for your loss .
Phil Flannelly

Cindy Ann Werlock

Posted at 10:57am
To all of the Giammanco Family,

I apologize that this is coming to you very late. I want to express my sincere condolences for your loss. I will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Sincerely, Cindy Ann Werlock

Michael Manicone

Posted at 07:56pm
Dear Joe and Nardina and family.
We send our sincere condolences to you and your family on the passing of your Mother.
May she rest in the Peace of Our Lord and May Perpetual Light shine upon her.
Uncle Mike and Aunt Maria

Rosanna Giammanco

Posted at 06:37pm
Cara Maria, a te figlie e famigliari tutto offriamo le nostre più sentite condoglianze. Spiacenti non poter essere presenti. Coraggio! Da Rosanna e Manfredi Giammanco.

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