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1921 Carmella 2018

Carmella J (Paradise) Gurba

May 16, 1921 — February 1, 2018

Seneca Falls - Carmella J. Gurba, 96, formerly of Seneca Rd., Seneca Falls, NY, passed away on Thursday (February 1, 2018) at Huntington Living Center, Waterloo, NY. Family and friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls on Sunday (February 4, 2018) from 2 PM to 4 PM followed by a funeral service at 4 PM at the funeral home with Reverend James Fennessy, Pastor of St. Patrick's Church, Seneca Falls, officiating. Committal services will be held on Tuesday (February 6) at 11:30 AM at St. Columbkille Cemetery, Seneca Falls. If desired, contributions may be made to St. Francis/St. Clare Parish, 25 Center St., Waterloo, NY 13165 Carmella was born in the Town of Varick, NY on May 16, 1921 the daughter of the late Dominick & Narda Cassamasima Paradise. She was a life resident of Seneca Falls and was retired from the former Sylvania Inc. of Seneca Falls. She, also, had worked as a cook at Connie's Diner in Waterloo after Sylvania closed. She was a member of St. Patrick's Church, Seneca Falls. Carmella loved to bowl and garden but most of all she was known as a great cook. She, also, enjoyed playing cards during her time at Huntington Living Center. She is survived by: 1 daughter - Margaret A. (Robert) Smith - Waterloo, NY 4 grandchildren - Robert (Gerilyn) Smith, Darin (Sandy) Smith, Kevin Smith, & Scott Smith. 2 brothers - Macy Paradise - Seneca Falls, NY Dominick "Deco" (Ailene Phillips) Paradise - Seneca Falls, NY Several nieces and nephews In addition to her parents, Carmella was predeceased by 16 brothers & sisters including, Angela Pacuilli, Tony Paradise, Frank Paradise, John Paradise, & Michelle Conant. Please consider leaving a condolence or lighting a candle in memory of Carmella at:

Visitation Details

Sunday, February 4th, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Doran Funeral Home

Service Information

Sunday, February 4th, 2018 4:00pm, Doran Funeral Home

Interment Details

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 11:30am, St. Columbkille Cemetery

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