Annunziata “Carmela” Scarpelli, (nee Bria) of Greenwich, passed away November 21, 2018. She was 88 years old. Carmela joins her beloved husband, the late Gennaro Scarpelli, in Heaven, five months after his passing. She was born November 12, 1930, in Rose, Cosenza, Italy to Umile and Rosaria (nee Caruso) Bria.
For many years she worked in maintenance for Greenwich Hospital. A devoted homemaker, Carmela is survived by her loving children, Eugenio Scarpelli of Livingston Manor, NY, Rosaria Pirri (Eugenio) of Greenwich and Anna Gallo (Ennio) of Greenwich. She is also survived by cherished grandchildren, Eugenio Pirri Jr (Lisa) of Stamford, Jessica Hickey (Doug) of Trumbull, Gisella Sowin (Joe) of Dallas, TX, Gennaro Scarpelli (Sabrina) of Queens, Carmela Gangi (Vinny) of Greenwich, and Luisa Pellegrino (Mike) of Greenwich as well as 16 great grandchildren.
Carmela is the dear sister of Peter Joseph Bria, Rocco Bria, Rita Bria Sturgeon, and Teresa Bria Aquino.
To honor her life, family and friends will gather Sunday 4:00-8:00pm at Coxe and Graziano Funeral Home at 134 Hamilton Avenue Greenwich,
Funeral Mass Monday 10:00am St. Roch’s Roman Catholic Church followed by entombment at St. Mary’s Cemetery. For more information or to place an online condolence, www.coxeandgraziano.com