Chase Parkway Memorial: Obituaries

Chase Parkway Memorial

Carmela M. Varrone Carmela M. Varrone
(May 22, 1931 - May 13, 2013)


Carmela M. Varrone
Beloved Mother & Grandmother  

Mrs.Carmela M.(Elia) Varrone, 81 of Middlebury, passed away peacefully Monday, May 13, 2013, at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by her family after suffering injuries related to a car accident in early April.  

Carmela was born in Waterbury on May 22, 1931. She was the youngest of ten children and daughter of the late Sebastian & Theresa (Lagonegro) Elia.  She graduated from Catholic High School, class of 1949, and after many years of working as a legal secretary for the Kolesnik & Norris Law Firm, she retired in 2006.  Carmela was known to many for her blond hair, impeccable fashion sense, and her bigger-than life laugh.  To her family, she was known as a strong, independent, nurturing mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  She will truly be missed, but never forgotten and stay in the souls of those that loved her so dearly.  

She leaves two sons, Daniel Varrone and his wife Aurelia (Rae) of Middlebury and David Varrone and his wife Rebecca of Waterbury, one granddaughter, Jessica Varrone of Waterbury.  

Arrangements:  Funeral will be held Friday, 9:00 a.m. at Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway, Waterbury to Our Lady of Lourdes Church for a Mass at 10:00 a.m.  Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 669 Platt Road, Watertown.  Calling hours will be held Thursday, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.