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