Carmel Amendola

April 3, 1918 - May 1, 2014

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Carmel Amendola, of East Haven, died on Monday, May 1, 2014 at Hamden Rehab and Health Center. For the past 68 years, she has been the wife of Alphonse Amendola. Carmel was born in New Haven on April 3, 1918 to the late Gennaro and Pasqualina Barbaro DeGennaro. She worked as a seamstress for Mode Dress Shop for many years. Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons: Gary (Susan) Amendola of Lakewood, OH and Robert (Marguerite) Amendola of Hamden. She was also survived by four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was predeceased by two brothers; Matthew and John DeGennaro and three sisters; Mary Lewandowski, Theresa Accabo and Josephine Cruz.
Funeral Services will take place Monday morning at 11 am at the EAST HAVEN MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 425 Main St., East Haven, 203-467-1708. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 to 11 prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.