Saporito, Carmela, age 90, of Hawthorne, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.
Born in Paterson, Carmela resided there until becoming a resident of Hawthorne, 29 years ago. Throughout her life, she had worked as a Beautician at Tom and Son Beauty Salon in Paterson. She was a parishioner of St. Anthony’s R.C. Church in Hawthorne and the president of the Golden Circle Club in Hawthorne. In her spare time, Carmela enjoyed reading, gambling, taking trips to Atlantic City, and traveling.
Carmela Saporito was the beloved wife of the late Anthony Saporito (2007). Loving mother of Angela Moskal and her husband Joseph of Wayne and Ralph Saporito and his wife Cheryl of Pompton Plains. Grandmother of Katie Moskal and Laurie Saporito. Sister of the late Jimmy Picariello. Sister-in-law of Florence Saporito, Millie Anzalone, and Esther Kenney.
Funeral will depart at 9:00am on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne, for a 9:30am funeral mass at St. Anthony’s R.C. Church, Hawthorne. Interment will follow at Christ the King Cemetery, Franklin Lakes. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Sunday, February 16, 2020 from 1:00 to 5:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hawthorne Ambulance Corps, 970 Goffle Road, Hawthorne, NJ 07506 or to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Road, Dallas, TX 75231.
The American Heart Association's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular disease and stroke. The association was founded in 1924 and today is the nation's largest national voluntary health agency devoted to defeating heart disease and stroke, which together claim about 950,000 lives each year and rank as our nation's No. 1 and No. 3 killers. To prevent, treat and ultimately defeat these diseases, the association funds research, creates and implements professional and public education programs focusing on improving emergency care and reducing risk factors, holds community service activities and engages in advocacy efforts to safeguard American's health.