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Carmela Nigrelli

December 24, 1924 — September 20, 2019

Carmela Nigrelli, 94, formerly of Wyomissing, passed away on Friday September 20, 2019 after a brief illness. Born in Reading on December 24, 1924, she was the devoted daughter of the late Anthony and Maria (Ugliuzza) Nigrelli. Carmela was a lifelong member of Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church. She was retired from Baldwin Brass, where she worked for many years. Carmela enjoyed going out of for dinner on Saturday nights with her sisters and brother in law Philip, and attending monthly luncheons with her sisters and cousins. Carmela looked forward to visits with her extended family. Seeing or hearing about the little ones always brought a smile. She was a caring daughter, sister and aunt who had a very generous heart. Carmela is survived by her sisters, Minnie Perate; Mary Stallone and her husband, Philip; Pauline Oros; and Rose Potojecki. She is also survived by 17 nieces and nephews as well as their families. In addition to her parents, Carmela was predeceased by her brother, Harry J. Nigrelli; sisters, Julia Caruso, Anna Kozlowski, and Josephine Janiszewski. She was also predeceased by her nephew, Philip Stallone. Visitation with family and friends will be held on Wednesday September 25 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at Lutz Funeral Home 2100 Perkiomen Ave Reading Pa 19606. A Mass of Christian Burial will then be celebrated at 10:30 am at Holy Rosary Church 237 Franklin St. Reading Pa 19602. Interment will be at Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105. For online condolences please visit
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