Obituary of Carmela â€œClaraâ€� Massa
Carmela Massa, age 92 of Yonkers, NY, died Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Yonkers. Mrs. Massa was born February 18, 1910 in Mt. Vernon, NY the daughter of the late Alfonso and the late Letizia (Liquori) Corrado. She was retired from the ILGWU where she had worked as a dress operator. Mrs. Massa was predeceased by her husband Frank in 1964. She was the beloved mother of Lydia Berardi of Bedford Hills, NY and Frank J. Massa of Yonkers, NY. She is survived by her 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Her sisters, Louise Justino and Mary Fiorini, and her brothers, Anthony, Joseph, Michael, Steven, John and Enrico Corrado preceded her in death. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, January 3, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John The Baptist Church, 670 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers. Burial will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, New Rochelle, NY on Friday. Calling hours for family and friends will be Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m.. at F. Ruggiero & Sons, Inc., 732 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, NY.