Carmel A. Warner, 85, of North Haven, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Mary Wade Home, New Haven. Carmel was born in New Haven on November 30, 1927; daughter of the late Pasquale and Philomena Cremese Warner; was a 1946 graduate of the former St. Mary’s High School; obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the former Larson’s College (which is now Quinnipiac University); had worked for the West Haven Veterans Hospital for a short period of time and later as a manager for the Social Security Administration in various offices throughout the state for many years until her retirement. Carmel was a former Girl Scout Leader at an orphanage in New Haven; was a dance instructor for the former Michael Mando’s Dance School; a member of the North Haven Senior Center; member of the Quinnipiac College Alumni; a parishioner of St. Frances Cabrini Church and a member of its Women’s Club. She enjoyed riding horses; traveling throughout the U.S. and abroad; was a devoted fan of the late Frank Sinatra, but most of all Carmel was a loving, giving and caring person, always there to help unconditionally. She will truly be missed. Sister of Donald (Martha) Warner, Sr. of Northford and the late Mary Ann, Joseph and Pasquale Warner, Jr. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces & nephews and great-great nieces & nephews.
Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Monday morning at 10:30. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Frances Cabrini Church at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in the All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Sunday (TODAY) from 4 to 6 pm. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2075 Silas Deane Hwy., Rocky Hill, CT 06067.