Obituaries » Mary Lou Carli
Mary Lou Carli, 96, of Vineland, NJ passed away peacefully on October 27, 2018. She was born in Coaldale, PA and was the daughter of the late Carlo & Rose (Lugiano) Castagna. She was one of five siblings, the late Ernest Castagna, Bartholomew Castagna, Dorothy Fojtik, and survived by her youngest sister Rose Hitchens.
She was married in 1952 to the love of her life, the late Pio Carli. They were married for 47 wonderful years. She worked in the clothing industry for more than 30 years at Major Clothing Company of Vineland. She had a passion for praying the Rosary, cooking, baking and most of all, family. Many meals were served at the Carli Café of Montrose Terrace to passing family and friends. Her Christmas cookies were the sensation of Vineland and were coveted by all that received them as gifts.
She is survived by her twin daughters, Marlene Girard (Charles) and Mary Ann Bonino (predeceased by her son-in-law Joseph Bonino) She has left quite a legacy with five adoring grandchildren; Michael Bonino, John Bonino (Tammy), Beth Ann Bratton (Patrick), Monique Girard & Charles Girard (Mikelle). All eight of her great-grandchildren Morgan Bonino, Carli Bonino, Victoria Bonino, Grier Girard, Enzo Popescu, Marina Girard, Arno Popescu and Lauren Ann Bratton have been blessed to know her and will remember her lovingly.
A church visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:45am to 10:45am followed by a funeral mass at 11am from Christ The Good Shepherd Parish – Church Of Sacred Heart, 1010 East Landis Avenue, Vineland. Entombment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineland.
ARRANGEMENTS are under the supervision of Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360
Donations in memory of Mary Lou may be made to: Sisters of Mary Immaculate of Nyeri at 400 State Street, Elmer NJ 08318.
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