Cantavero, Carmella DiNapoli
Carmella DiNapoli Cantavero, a resident of Stamford and a former longtime Darien resident, passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015 in Stamford Hospital at age 84. Born on May 15, 1930 in Stamford. She was the daughter of the late Rocco and Bernadette (DeMala) DiNapoli.
Carmella graduated from Stamford High School in 1948. She loved reading, baking and gardening. Her favorite place to vacation was Florida.
She is survived by her children, Donna Davis of Darien, CT; Nicholas Tarzia of Darien, CT; Bernadette Napolitano (husband Robert) of Redding, CT; and Camille Andriunas (husband Gregory) of Darien, CT.
She was lovingly known as "Grammy" to her 10 grandchildren, John Paul Harron (wife Paula), Johanna Longo (husband Anthony), Jerry Davis, Jill Campbell (husband Peter), Clinton Tarzia, Peter Napolitano, Parker Napolitano, Allison Napolitano, Rachel Andriunas and Matthew Andriunas. As well as to her 7 great-grandchildren, John Paul Harron Jr., Justin Harron, Jayden Harron, Julianna Harron, Alexandra Longo, Ana Longo, and Caroline Campbell.
Carmella is also survived by her sister-in-law, Marie DiNapoli of Stamford, CT; her sister, Margaret Abbazia of Milford, CT and her brother, Pat DiNapoli (wife Mary) of Greenwich, CT.
She was predeceased by her grandson, James Harron; her brother, Alphonse DiNapoli; and her husband, Peter Cantavero.
The family will received friends at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien on Friday, January 16, 2015 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. A Service will follow at 7:00 PM. Burial will take place on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien.