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Phyllis Audrey Camarata

December 7, 1924-May 10, 2018


   Phyllis A. (Salamone) Camarata of Malden, passed away early Thursday morning with her loving family at her side, she was 93. Phyllis was born in Boston, and was the daughter of the late James & Evelyn (Brace) Salamone. She was raised and educated in East Boston and was a graduate of Fitton High School in East Boston.

   Phyllis was a very social person who loved being around people. She was a very active person and worked most of her life. She worked for many years as a Banquet Waitress and later became manager at the Chateau De Ville in Saugus, MA, as well as the Montvale Plaza in Stoneham, MA Her most recent work up to the age of 90 was as a purchasing assistant and accounts payable clerk at Schepens Eye Research Institute in Boston for 26 years.

   Phyllis was an avid bowler in her younger years. She loved to play bingo with her husband Al and enjoyed going to Foxwood for bingo and a little gambling. She loved her 6 children, 10 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren and enjoyed many great times, memories and holidays together.

   Phyllis is survived by her children, Susan Caruso of CA, Albert Camarata and his wife Debra of NH, Deborah J. Camarata of Malden, Mark J. Camarata and his wife Nancy of Medford, Janine A. D’Amelio and her husband Kevin of FL, and Nancy A. Camarata and partner Joseph Nesta of Malden. Cherished grandmother & great-grandmother of 10 grandchildren & 19 great-grandchildren.

   Phyllis was predeceased by her husband Albert J. Camarata and her siblings, Geraldine Capone, Jane Di Giovanni and James Salamone.

   Phyllis's funeral will be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 8AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church, 670 Washington Ave., Revere, MA at 9AM.

Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA

Relatives and friends are welcome to call at the funeral home on Sunday, May 13, 2018 from 3-7PM.


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