(Santino) Carozza, a longtime resident of Malden, of Kissimmee,
FL passed away in the Consulate Heath Care Center in Kissimmee,
Florida, she was 105 years old. Philly was born in Boston on
September 18, 1911, the daughter of the late Alfonce & Marie
Philly in her early
years would meet and later marry the love of her life Vincent
Carozza. They couple settled in Malden. Philly was long time
communicant of St. Joseph’s Church in Malden. She was a member
of the YMCA in Malden and AARP for many years. She also was a
member of the VFW Post #639 in Malden and was a member of the
Gold Star Wives of America. She was known as a great cook and loved to knit and
Raffaela was also survived by many nieces &
nephews, great- nieces and great nephews and godchildren.
Philly was predeceased
by her beloved husband Vincent Carozza. Philly was the loving
sister of the late Michael Santino, Francis Santino & Ann
Philly’s funeral will be
held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem
St., Malden, on Thursday, December 22. 2016 at 9AM, followed by
a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s Church, 770 Salem St,
Malden at 10AM.
Her interment will be in
Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Relatives and friends may call at
the funeral home on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 from 4-7 PM.