Carmella A. Castellino
December 14, 1928 - September 12, 2013
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|Carmella A. Tuminelli Castellino of Pittston passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Castellino.
Born Dec. 14, 1928, in Pittston, she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Maria Giunta Tuminelli and graduated from Pittston High School, Class of 1946.
She enjoyed spending all her time with her family, especially babysitting her grandchildren.
Carmella was known to her family as a great cook. She greeted her company not by saying hello, but "Did you eat?" Another one of her pastimes was playing Scrabble.
Surviving are her sons, Samuel Castellino and wife, Linda Castellino, Pittston; and Phillip Castellino, Pittston; daughters, Frances and husband, James Norris, Pittston; Michelle Castellino and fiance, Mark, West Pittston; and Maria and husband, George Gavalla, Slatington; grandsons, Phillip and wife, Kelly Castellino, Jimmy Norris and fiancÚ Nicole Oliveri and Carmen Castellino; granddaughters, Virginia Castellino, Danielle Norris, Jessica Norris, Carly Gavalla and Casey Gavalla; great-granddaughter, Ava Woods; and sister, Grace Castellino.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, Frank Castellino, and sister, Theresa Restuccia.
Funeral services have been entrusted to Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township.
The viewing will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Funeral services will begin at the funeral home at 9 a.m. Monday.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph Marello Parish, William Street, Pittston, at 9:30 a.m. Monday.
Interment services will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Care and Concern Free Health Clinic, 35 William St., Pittston, PA 18640, or to the charity of the donor's choice .